Gabapentin and Hearing loss - from FDA reports
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. This review analyzes which people have Hearing loss with Gabapentin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 101,543 people who have side effects when taking Gabapentin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 19, 2017
101,543 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 179 people (0.18%) have Hearing loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Gabapentin when people have Hearing loss *:
- < 1 month: 71.43 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Hearing loss when taking Gabapentin *:
- female: 43.43 %
- male: 56.57 %
Age of people who have Hearing loss when taking Gabapentin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 2.07 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 6.21 %
- 40-49: 10.34 %
- 50-59: 20.69 %
- 60+: 60.69 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (36 people, 20.11%)
- Depression (23 people, 12.85%)
- Nausea (17 people, 9.50%)
- Prostate Cancer (14 people, 7.82%)
- Metastases To Bone (14 people, 7.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (70 people, 39.11%)
- Neurontin (44 people, 24.58%)
- Dexamethasone (42 people, 23.46%)
- Prednisone (40 people, 22.35%)
- Prilosec (38 people, 21.23%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (77 people, 43.02%)
- Neuropathy Peripheral (66 people, 36.87%)
- Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (59 people, 32.96%)
- Back Pain (54 people, 30.17%)
- Fatigue (52 people, 29.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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