Review: could Vancomycin Hydrochloride cause Deafness?


Summary

Deafness is found among people who take Vancomycin Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Indocin, and have Patent ductus arteriosus . We study 2,514 people who have side effects while taking Vancomycin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Deafness. Find out below who they are, when they have Deafness and more.

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Vancomycin Hydrochloride

Vancomycin hydrochloride has active ingredients of vancomycin hydrochloride. It is often used in staphylococcal infection. (latest outcomes from Vancomycin hydrochloride 2,566 users)

Deafness

Deafness has been reported by people with rashes, tinnitus, paraesthesia, liver disorder, drowsiness (latest reports from 8,718 Deafness patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

2,514 people reported to have side effects when taking Vancomycin Hydrochloride.
Among them, 12 people (0.48%) have Deafness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vancomycin hydrochloride cause Deafness?

Time on Vancomycin Hydrochloride when people have Deafness *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Deafness when taking Vancomycin Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 55.56 %
  • male: 44.44 %

Age of people who have Deafness when taking Vancomycin Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 28.57 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 14.29 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 28.57 %

Severity if Deafness when taking Vancomycin Hydrochloride **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus (2 people)
  • Staphylococcal Sepsis (1 person)
  • Staphylococcal Infection (1 person)
  • Sepsis (1 person)
  • Meningitis Bacterial (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Warfarin Sodium (2 people)
  • Indocin (2 people)
  • Gentamicin (1 person)
  • Cubicin (1 person)
  • Calcium Acetate (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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