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Review: could Diamox cause Deafness (Hearing loss)?

Summary: Deafness is reported only by a few people who take Diamox.

We study 1,903 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

Diamox has active ingredients of acetazolamide. It is often used in pseudotumor cerebri. (latest outcomes from 2,049 Diamox users)

Deafness

Deafness has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 10,362 Deafness patients)

On Jan, 31, 2015: 1,903 people reported to have side effects when taking Diamox. Among them, 10 people (0.53%) have Deafness.

Trend of Deafness in Diamox reports

Time on Diamox when people have Deafness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Deafness40.00%60.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Deafness when taking Diamox * :

FemaleMale
Deafness70.00%30.00%

Age of people who have Deafness when taking Diamox * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Deafness0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%85.71%

Severity of Deafness when taking Diamox ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Deafness ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Lung disorder (2 people, 20.00%)
  2. Cataract extraction (1 people, 10.00%)
  3. Mountain sickness acute (1 people, 10.00%)
  4. Macular oedema (1 people, 10.00%)
  5. Glaucoma (1 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Acetylsalicylic acid srt (3 people, 30.00%)
  2. Hydrocodone bitartrate (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Lidoderm (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Diamox src (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. Soma (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Having what seems like absents seizures presure is over 30 at the moment and chronic daily migraine not under control

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Doctors asked if I had an infection. I saw an infectious disease doctor and he tested everything and said no infections, hidden or obvious. WBC and platelet counts elevate when i am on diamox. Doctors do not beleive me since diamox is known to decrease WBC, however, when I weaned myself off it slowly and was off of diamox for a period of 3 months, my WBC and platelts counts returned to normal. I have to be on diamox now for papilledema, pseudo tumor cerebi since Topomax did not work for me. I lsot the weight I needed to control the pressure, however, at the dosage needed, I could not teolerate it so I had to go to Diamox until I get more weight off to resolve pseudo tumor cerebri.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Going blind and nothing seems to be helping

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    kss40 on Oct, 4, 2014:

    What do u mean going blind? Do u have RP and CME that is why u r on Diamox? U neec someone to talk to?

    Reply

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