Review: could Fentanyl cause Hearing loss?
Summary: Hearing loss is found among people who take Fentanyl, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take medication Fentanyl citrate, and have Metastases to bone.
We study 14,065 people who have side effects while taking Fentanyl from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 have Hearing loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hearing loss and more.
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Fentanyl has active ingredients of fentanyl citrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 14,396 Fentanyl users)
Hearing loss has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 7,893 Hearing loss patients)
On Jan, 27, 2015: 14,065 people reported to have side effects when taking Fentanyl. Among them, 25 people (0.18%) have Hearing Loss.
Time on Fentanyl when people have Hearing loss * :
Gender of people who have Hearing loss when taking Fentanyl * :
|Hearing loss||87.50%||12.50% |
Age of people who have Hearing loss when taking Fentanyl * :
|Hearing loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.76%||66.67%||19.05%||9.52% |
Severity of Hearing loss when taking Fentanyl ** :
How people recovered from Hearing loss ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (12 people, 48.00%)
- Back pain (2 people, 8.00%)
- Pain (2 people, 8.00%)
- Multiple myeloma (2 people, 8.00%)
- Staphylococcal sepsis (2 people, 8.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fentanyl citrate (18 people, 72.00%)
- Protonix (15 people, 60.00%)
- Amoxicillin (14 people, 56.00%)
- Zometa (14 people, 56.00%)
- Aredia (14 people, 56.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I went to a Rheumatologist and he said I have Hashimoto disease and said its not serious enough to take meds for. The test is - Thyroid Peroxidase Antiboties - my number is 363. It says that is should be <9. I was wondering if these medications I am on could be causing abnormal reading. I do have severe inflammation due to serious injuries.
matypoe on Aug, 28, 2014:
Please get treated! Go to a functional medicine doctor...those antibodies are way too high, no matter what the root cause...pick up the book Stop the Thyroid Madness, as well as The Root Cause by Isabela Wentz. Also check out Mary Shomon. There are FB Support Groups as well, including Hashimoto's 411, For Thyroid Patients Only, several others to find information and support, where we are all Hashi's sufferers. Please be your own best advocate and get to the right doctor (not an endo despite what you may have been led to believe) who will actually help you! I am a long time Hashimoto's patient, trust me!
SunnySky on Oct, 2, 2014:
Amen to that regarding STTM. Take care!
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