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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 5 - 10 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 32,574 people who have side effects while taking Vicodin from FDA and social media. Among them, 210 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 35,334 Vicodin users)

Hearing loss

Hearing loss has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 7,913 Hearing loss patients)

On Feb, 27, 2015: 32,574 people reported to have side effects when taking Vicodin. Among them, 210 people (0.64%) have Hearing Loss.

Trend of Hearing loss in Vicodin reports

Time on Vicodin when people have Hearing loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hearing loss50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Hearing loss56.73%43.27%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hearing loss0.00%0.00%0.00%1.81%8.43%22.29%21.08%46.39%

Severity of Hearing loss when taking Vicodin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hearing loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (33 people, 15.71%)
  2. Depression (23 people, 10.95%)
  3. Prostate cancer (22 people, 10.48%)
  4. Back pain (20 people, 9.52%)
  5. Osteoporosis (19 people, 9.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (81 people, 38.57%)
  2. Aredia (54 people, 25.71%)
  3. Nexium (45 people, 21.43%)
  4. Duragesic-100 (42 people, 20.00%)
  5. Percocet (41 people, 19.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Have been off meds for almost 1 1/2 heard,but problems are permanent and irreversible .

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  • 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?

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  • From this study (1 year 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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