Review: could Coumadin cause Hearing Loss?


Hearing loss is found among people who take Coumadin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 78,087 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 298 have Hearing loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hearing loss and more.

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Coumadin has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Coumadin 82,667 users)

Hearing Loss

Hearing loss has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective, paraesthesia (latest reports from 9,329 Hearing loss patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

78,087 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin.
Among them, 298 people (0.38%) have Hearing Loss

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Coumadin cause Hearing loss?

Time on Coumadin when people have Hearing Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hearing Loss when taking Coumadin *:

  • female: 52.05 %
  • male: 47.95 %

Age of people who have Hearing Loss when taking Coumadin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.14 %
  • 30-39: 0.38 %
  • 40-49: 8.71 %
  • 50-59: 40.53 %
  • 60+: 49.24 %

Severity if Hearing Loss when taking Coumadin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hearing Loss **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (81 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (21 people)
  • Osteoporosis (18 people)
  • Hypercalcaemia Of Malignancy (17 people)
  • Pain (15 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (151 people)
  • Aredia (142 people)
  • Lasix (102 people)
  • Decadron (97 people)
  • Zofran (79 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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