Review: could Diamox cause Deafness (Hearing loss)?
Summary: Deafness is reported only by a few people who take Diamox. We study 1,904 people who have side effects while taking Diamox from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Deafness. Find out below who they are, when they have Deafness and more.
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Diamox has active ingredients of acetazolamide. It is often used in pseudotumor cerebri. (latest outcomes from 2,050 Diamox 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 May, 2, 2015: 1,904 people reported to have side effects when taking Diamox. Among them, 10 people (0.53%) have Deafness.
Time on Diamox 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 Diamox * :
Age of people who have Deafness when taking Diamox * :
Severity of Deafness when taking Diamox ** :
How people recovered from Deafness ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Lung disorder (2 people, 20.00%)
- Cataract extraction (1 people, 10.00%)
- Mountain sickness acute (1 people, 10.00%)
- Macular oedema (1 people, 10.00%)
- Glaucoma (1 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Acetylsalicylic acid srt (3 people, 30.00%)
- Hydrocodone bitartrate (2 people, 20.00%)
- Lidoderm (2 people, 20.00%)
- Diamox src (2 people, 20.00%)
- Soma (2 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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