Could Gabapentin cause Deafness - from FDA reports


Summary

Deafness is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 51,488 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 131 have Deafness. Find out below who they are, when they have Deafness and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 89,040 users)

Deafness

Deafness has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 12,502 Deafness patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

51,488 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 131 people (0.25%) have Deafness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Deafness?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Deafness *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Deafness when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 41.41 %
  • male: 58.59 %

Age of people who have Deafness when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.92 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.34 %
  • 40-49: 11.93 %
  • 50-59: 19.27 %
  • 60+: 60.55 %

Severity of Deafness **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (68 people, 51.91%)
  • Neurontin (42 people, 32.06%)
  • Dexamethasone (42 people, 32.06%)
  • Prednisone (40 people, 30.53%)
  • Omeprazole (36 people, 27.48%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Multiple Myeloma (32 people, 24.43%)
  • Depression (19 people, 14.50%)
  • Prostate Cancer (14 people, 10.69%)
  • Nausea (14 people, 10.69%)
  • Metastases To Bone (14 people, 10.69%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Pain (74 people, 56.49%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (70 people, 53.44%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (66 people, 50.38%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (58 people, 44.27%)
  • Arthritis (50 people, 38.17%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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