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Review: could Methotrexate cause Hearing loss?
We study 129,821 people who have side effects while taking Methotrexate from FDA and social media. Among them, 198 have Hearing loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hearing loss and more.
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Methotrexate (latest outcomes from 131,137 users) has active ingredients of methotrexate sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Hearing loss (latest reports from 57,748 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 129,821 people reported to have side effects when taking Methotrexate. Among them, 198 people (0.15%) have Hearing Loss.
Time on Methotrexate when people have Hearing loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hearing loss||7.14%||42.86%||7.14%||14.29%||28.57%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hearing loss when taking Methotrexate * :
|Hearing loss||76.35%||23.65% |
Age of people who have Hearing loss when taking Methotrexate * :
|Hearing loss||0.49%||6.31%||3.40%||7.28%||25.24%||17.96%||25.24%||14.08% |
Severity of Hearing loss when taking Methotrexate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hearing loss||0.00%||75.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Hearing loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hearing loss||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (125 people, 63.13%)
- Arthritis (53 people, 26.77%)
- Pain (51 people, 25.76%)
- Cardiac disorder (47 people, 23.74%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (45 people, 22.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Humira (104 people, 52.53%)
- Folic acid (100 people, 50.51%)
- Prednisone (70 people, 35.35%)
- Aspirin (57 people, 28.79%)
- Nexium (55 people, 27.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I find I can read something but have a difficult time relating what I have just read to another person. Although I understand what I have read, I just seem to have great difficulty putting it into words to relate
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