Review: could Azithromycin cause Deafness (Hearing loss)?
Summary: Deafness is found among people who take Azithromycin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Amoxicillin, and have Multiple myeloma. We study 10,953 people who have side effects while taking Azithromycin from FDA and social media. Among them, 102 have Deafness. Find out below who they are, when they have Deafness and more.
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Azithromycin has active ingredients of azithromycin. It is often used in sinusitis. (latest outcomes from 12,361 Azithromycin users)
Deafness has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 10,394 Deafness patients)
On Apr, 30, 2015: 10,951 people reported to have side effects when taking Azithromycin. Among them, 113 people (1.03%) have Deafness.
Time on Azithromycin when people have Deafness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Deafness when taking Azithromycin * :
Age of people who have Deafness when taking Azithromycin * :
Severity of Deafness when taking Azithromycin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Deafness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (13 people, 11.50%)
- Light chain analysis increased (12 people, 10.62%)
- Prostate cancer (8 people, 7.08%)
- Pneumonia (6 people, 5.31%)
- Nausea (5 people, 4.42%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Amoxicillin (34 people, 30.09%)
- Aredia (30 people, 26.55%)
- Ambien (25 people, 22.12%)
- Allopurinol (24 people, 21.24%)
- Zofran (23 people, 20.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
WE (1 year ago):
Worked making and inspecting this stuff with three other men all of who are going deaf in the left or right ear. didn't know about the side effect only looked into it a few weeks back when another aged between 25 to 30 started losing his earing as well.
males, 25 to 55 .
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