Methotrexate and Hearing loss - from FDA reports
Hearing loss is found among people who take Methotrexate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Humira, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Hearing loss with Methotrexate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 223,372 people who have side effects when taking Methotrexate from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 02, 2017
223,372 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate.
Among them, 391 people (0.18%) have Hearing Loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Methotrexate when people have Hearing Loss *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 29.41 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.76 %
- 1 - 2 years: 35.29 %
- 2 - 5 years: 17.65 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 5.88 %
Gender of people who have Hearing Loss when taking Methotrexate *:
- female: 74.73 %
- male: 25.27 %
Age of people who have Hearing Loss when taking Methotrexate *:
- 0-1: 0.73 %
- 2-9: 5.49 %
- 10-19: 7.33 %
- 20-29: 8.06 %
- 30-39: 6.96 %
- 40-49: 18.32 %
- 50-59: 24.54 %
- 60+: 28.57 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (200 people, 51.15%)
- Pain (38 people, 9.72%)
- Arthritis (25 people, 6.39%)
- High Blood Pressure (21 people, 5.37%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (20 people, 5.12%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Humira (140 people, 35.81%)
- Enbrel (92 people, 23.53%)
- Folic Acid (70 people, 17.90%)
- Prednisone (52 people, 13.30%)
- Arava (52 people, 13.30%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea And Vomiting (91 people, 23.27%)
- Dizziness (84 people, 21.48%)
- Nausea (83 people, 21.23%)
- Headache (77 people, 19.69%)
- Otitis (63 people, 16.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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