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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 36,957 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 105 have Deafness. Find out below who they are, when they have Deafness and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Gabapentin and have Deafness >>>

Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 39,518 users)

Deafness

Deafness has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Deafness 10,219 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 36,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 105 people (0.28%) have Deafness.

Trend of Deafness in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Deafness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Deafness0.00%0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Deafness when taking Gabapentin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Deafness0.00%0.00%0.00%1.04%4.17%18.75%15.62%60.42%

Severity of Deafness when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Deafness0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Deafness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Deafness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (27 people, 25.71%)
  2. Depression (23 people, 21.90%)
  3. Nausea (12 people, 11.43%)
  4. Oedema (12 people, 11.43%)
  5. Oral pain (12 people, 11.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (58 people, 55.24%)
  2. Neurontin (40 people, 38.10%)
  3. Dexamethasone (39 people, 37.14%)
  4. Prednisone (36 people, 34.29%)
  5. Omeprazole (33 people, 31.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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