Review: could Gabapentin cause Deafness (Hearing loss)?
Summary: Deafness is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 37,095 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 103 have Deafness. Find out below who they are, when they have Deafness and more.
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Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from 39,637 Gabapentin users)
Deafness has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 10,392 Deafness patients)
On Mar, 29, 2015: 37,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 106 people (0.29%) have Deafness.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Deafness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Deafness when taking Gabapentin * :
Severity of Deafness when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Deafness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (27 people, 25.47%)
- Depression (23 people, 21.70%)
- Oral pain (12 people, 11.32%)
- Oedema (12 people, 11.32%)
- Nausea (12 people, 11.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (58 people, 54.72%)
- Neurontin (40 people, 37.74%)
- Dexamethasone (39 people, 36.79%)
- Prednisone (36 people, 33.96%)
- Omeprazole (33 people, 31.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Gabapentin for a 38-year old woman with Fibromyalgia. The patient has Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body), Foot Swelling
- A study of drug interactions between Buspar, Zantac 150, Synthroid, Gabapentin, Lexapro for a 54-year old woman with Depression, Gerd, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Fatigue, Nausea, Headache
- A study of drug interactions between Biotin, Tramadol, Omeprazole, Lyrica, Neurontin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Losartan, Bydureon, Metformin, Humalog, Chantix for a 39-year old woman with Deficiency Anaemia, Pain, Gerd, Neuropathy, Hypertension, Diabetes, Diabetes Mellitus Insulin-dependent, Quit Smoking. The patient has Amphetamines Positive
- A study of side effects of Amoxicillin for a 72-year old man with Abscess - Tooth. The patient has Hearing Loss
- A study of side effects of Methotrexate for a 53-year old woman with Rheumatoid Arthritis. The patient has Hearing Loss, Ringing In The Ears (a ringing in the ears)
Recent Gabapentin related drug comparison:
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