Related topic: Diamox, Deafness
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, 10 have Deafness. Find out below who they are, when they have Deafness and more.
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Diamox (latest outcomes from 2,038 users) has active ingredients of acetazolamide. It is often used in pseudotumor cerebri.
Deafness (latest reports from 57,551 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol.
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.
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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