Related topic: Vicodin, Hearing loss
Review: could Vicodin cause Hearing loss?
Summary: Hearing loss could be caused by Vicodin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Zometa, and have Pain.
We study 32,501 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 245 have Hearing loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hearing loss and more.
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Vicodin (latest outcomes from 35,245 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in pain.
Hearing loss (latest reports from 57,536 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 32,359 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 210 people (0.65%) have Hearing Loss. They amount to 0.37% of all the 57,345 people who have Hearing Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Vicodin 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||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Hearing loss when taking Vicodin * :
|Hearing loss||56.73%||43.27% |
Age of people who have Hearing loss when taking Vicodin * :
|Hearing loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.81%||8.43%||22.29%||21.08%||46.39% |
Severity of Hearing loss when taking Vicodin ** :
How people recovered from Hearing loss ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (33 people, 15.71%)
- Depression (23 people, 10.95%)
- Prostate cancer (22 people, 10.48%)
- Back pain (20 people, 9.52%)
- Osteoporosis (19 people, 9.05%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (81 people, 38.57%)
- Aredia (54 people, 25.71%)
- Nexium (45 people, 21.43%)
- Duragesic-100 (42 people, 20.00%)
- Percocet (41 people, 19.52%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Vicodin (acetaminophen; hydrocodone bitartrate) is often used for pain. Find out below the conditions Vicodin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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From this study (2 months ago):
Have been off meds for almost 1 1/2 heard,but problems are permanent and irreversible .
From this study (2 months ago):
I am on Remicade once a month since July 22nd of 2013. Had a great response until I hurt my low back again. Then the back pain just worked it's way right up my spine to the neck. I have had neck fusion one level...several bad discs. A knee replacement, a shoulder reconstruction etc. The numbness and tingling in my left hand and buzzing in my left ear are driving me nuts. A recent hearing exam showed I had nerve problems there as well. Don't know what to think. Had a brain MRI it showed normal. Now thinking a spinal tap in order?
From this study (4 months ago):
Ear congestion in one ear, hearing compromised in that ear and mild ear pain, some dizziness. Several days ago severe vertigo causing throwing up. Vertigo gone now.
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