Review: could Vitamin d cause Sudden hearing loss?
Summary: Sudden hearing loss could be caused by Vitamin d, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Vitamin b12, and have Depression.
We study 1,922 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Sudden hearing loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Sudden hearing loss and more.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 1,922 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 3 people (0.16%) have Sudden Hearing Loss. They amount to 0.08% of all the 3,584 people who have Sudden Hearing Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Vitamin d when people have Sudden hearing loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Sudden hearing loss||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Sudden hearing loss when taking Vitamin d * :
|Sudden hearing loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||66.67%||33.33% |
Severity of Sudden hearing loss when taking Vitamin d ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Sudden hearing loss||0.00%||0.00%||66.67%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Sudden hearing loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Sudden hearing loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (2 people, 66.67%)
- Low thyroid (1 people, 33.33%)
- High blood cholesterol (1 people, 33.33%)
- Preventive health care (1 people, 33.33%)
- Sleepiness - during the day (1 people, 33.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vitamin b12 (2 people, 66.67%)
- Lisinopril (2 people, 66.67%)
- Vitamin c (2 people, 66.67%)
- Folic acid (2 people, 66.67%)
- Dyazide (2 people, 66.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (6 months ago):
Have been on predisone 40 mg for 1 week twice without help. MRI neg. Hearing has progressed to severe loss in 3 months.
From this study (2 years ago):
richard on Nov, 2, 2011:
No wonder they are having side effects if they are taking all that stuff!!.
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