Could Diamox cause Deafness - from FDA reports
Deafness is found among people who take Diamox, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Azithromycin, and have Glaucoma . We study 2,487 people who have side effects while taking Diamox from FDA. Among them, 7 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 Diamox 2,757 users)
Deafness has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 12,506 Deafness patients).
On Jan, 14, 2017
2,487 people reported to have side effects when taking Diamox.
Among them, 7 people (0.28%) have Deafness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Diamox when people have Deafness *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
- 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 Deafness when taking Diamox *:
- female: 66.67 %
- male: 33.33 %
Age of people who have Deafness when taking Diamox *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 25 %
- 50-59: 25 %
- 60+: 50 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Lung Disorder (2 people, 28.57%)
- Glaucoma (2 people, 28.57%)
- Pain (1 person, 14.29%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (1 person, 14.29%)
- Depression (1 person, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lisinopril (2 people, 28.57%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (2 people, 28.57%)
- Flexeril (2 people, 28.57%)
- Buspar (2 people, 28.57%)
- Azithromycin (2 people, 28.57%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Feeling Abnormal (3 people, 42.86%)
- Violence-Related Symptom (2 people, 28.57%)
- Chest Pain (2 people, 28.57%)
- Cardiac Disorder (2 people, 28.57%)
- Abnormal Behaviour (2 people, 28.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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