Gabapentin and 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 83,679 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 167 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 89,164 users)

Deafness

Deafness has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 12,512 Deafness patients).

On Feb, 04, 2017

83,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 167 people (0.2%) have Deafness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Deafness?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Deafness *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Deafness when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 42.68 %
  • male: 57.32 %

Age of people who have Deafness when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.47 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.62 %
  • 40-49: 9.56 %
  • 50-59: 21.32 %
  • 60+: 61.03 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (34 people, 20.36%)
  • Depression (22 people, 13.17%)
  • Pain (16 people, 9.58%)
  • Nausea (16 people, 9.58%)
  • Prostate Cancer (14 people, 8.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (69 people, 41.32%)
  • Neurontin (44 people, 26.35%)
  • Dexamethasone (42 people, 25.15%)
  • Prednisone (40 people, 23.95%)
  • Prilosec (38 people, 22.75%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (80 people, 47.90%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (77 people, 46.11%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (66 people, 39.52%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (59 people, 35.33%)
  • Back Pain (53 people, 31.74%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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