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Review: could Xalatan cause Deafness (Hearing loss)?
We study 14,390 people who have side effects while taking Xalatan from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Deafness. Find out below who they are, when they have Deafness and more.
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Xalatan (latest outcomes from 14,563 users) has active ingredients of latanoprost. It is often used in glaucoma.
Deafness (latest reports from 57,748 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol.
On Sep, 20, 2014: 14,390 people reported to have side effects when taking Xalatan. Among them, 45 people (0.31%) have Deafness.
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Glaucoma (17 people, 37.78%)
- Multiple myeloma (4 people, 8.89%)
- Dyslipidaemia (3 people, 6.67%)
- Ill-defined disorder (3 people, 6.67%)
- Abdominal pain upper (2 people, 4.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Hydrochlorothiazide (7 people, 15.56%)
- Zoloft (7 people, 15.56%)
- Lisinopril (6 people, 13.33%)
- Prilosec (4 people, 8.89%)
- Toprol-xl (4 people, 8.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
cecie (3 years ago):
Empirically, using Xalatan for early symptoms of glaucoma. Affecting lipid-secreting fat cells in ear canal, am experiencing hearing loss.
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From this study (6 days ago):
Began as hearing impaired with hearing aids. Slowly deteriorated to point of deafness.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
Sice 6 month ago, because of high pressure of my eyes,I visited eye specialist and after he checking my eyes, he found Glaucoma associated with high pressure in my two eyes. He gave the above mentioned eye drops and advised me to instill one drop of Timolol to each eye in the morning and 1 drop of Latanoprost 0.005% in each eye in the bed time, every day . Those drugs made normal eye pressure. But recently I was feeling a kind of weakness and sleepy with a little discomfort on my heart. Then I checked my blood pressure and heart rate. The blood bressure getting high around 155/70 and the HERAT RATE dropped down 56,55,52 even some times to 48. Today August 21, 2014 I am feeling a lot weakness and with heart rate of 48. Then I stop the medication today and went through online, found your site and wrote the history to you. It should be mentioned that tomorrow I will contact to my eye doctor and will him to know, too. Llast week on Tuesday I talked to my family doctor and she thought this slow heart rate would be due to eye drops. Thanks for your help and remain to hearing from you.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
I have experienced hearing loss within the past 8 years and wondered if it had to do with medications I have taken. I have taken others during that time including Abilify, Trileptal, Effexor. I recently have noticed a decrease in my hearing.
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