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Review: could Diamox cause Deafness?

Summary: Deafness could be caused by Diamox, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Acetylsalicylic acid srt, and have Lung disorder.

We study 1,893 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.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 1,893 people reported to have side effects when taking Diamox. Among them, 10 people (0.53%) have Deafness. They amount to 0.02% of all the 57,524 people who have Deafness on eHealthMe.

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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