Review: could Vicodin cause Hearing Loss?


Summary

Hearing loss is found among people who take Vicodin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain . We study 32,260 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 207 have Hearing loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hearing loss and more.

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Vicodin

Vicodin has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Vicodin 34,634 users)

Hearing Loss

Hearing loss has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, paraesthesia, diarrhea, urination - excessive at night (latest reports from 7,638 Hearing loss patients).

On Jul, 22, 2016

32,260 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin.
Among them, 207 people (0.64%) have Hearing Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vicodin cause Hearing loss?

Time on Vicodin when people have Hearing Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 60 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 40 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hearing Loss when taking Vicodin *:

  • female: 55.78 %
  • male: 44.22 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.83 %
  • 30-39: 7.93 %
  • 40-49: 22.56 %
  • 50-59: 21.34 %
  • 60+: 44.51 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (32 people)
  • Depression (23 people)
  • Prostate Cancer (22 people)
  • Back Pain (19 people)
  • Arthritis (19 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (81 people)
  • Aredia (54 people)
  • Nexium (44 people)
  • Percocet (41 people)
  • Duragesic-100 (41 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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