Review: could Gabapentin cause Hearing Loss?


Summary

Hearing loss 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 49,394 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 128 have Hearing loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hearing loss and more.

You are not alone

Join a support group for people who take Gabapentin and have Hearing loss >>>

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA and social media since 1977. Our tools are free and anonymous. 86 million people have used us. 300+ peer-reviewed medical journals have referenced our original studies. Start now >>>

Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 49,115 users)

Hearing Loss

Hearing loss has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective, paraesthesia (latest reports from 9,329 Hearing loss patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

49,394 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 128 people (0.26%) have Hearing Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Hearing loss?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Hearing Loss *:

  • < 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 Hearing Loss when taking Gabapentin *:

  • female: 41.6 %
  • male: 58.4 %

Age of people who have Hearing Loss when taking Gabapentin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.55 %
  • 40-49: 12.26 %
  • 50-59: 18.87 %
  • 60+: 61.32 %

Severity if Hearing Loss when taking Gabapentin **:

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

How people recovered from Hearing Loss **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (31 people)
  • Depression (19 people)
  • Prostate Cancer (14 people)
  • Nausea (14 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (14 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (67 people)
  • Neurontin (42 people)
  • Dexamethasone (42 people)
  • Prednisone (40 people)
  • Omeprazole (35 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Hearing loss when taking Gabapentin?

Browse all side effects of Gabapentin

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Hearing loss

Hearing loss

Could your condition cause Hearing loss

Hearing loss

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Gabapentin, Hearing loss

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Gabapentin, Hearing loss


NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.