Review: could Xalatan cause Deafness?


Deafness is found among people who take Xalatan, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zoloft, and have Glaucoma . We study 16,119 people who have side effects while taking Xalatan from FDA and social media. Among them, 52 have Deafness. Find out below who they are, when they have Deafness and more.

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Xalatan has active ingredients of latanoprost. It is often used in glaucoma. (latest outcomes from Xalatan 16,019 users)


Deafness has been reported by people with rashes, tinnitus, paraesthesia, liver disorder, drowsiness (latest reports from 8,718 Deafness patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

16,119 people reported to have side effects when taking Xalatan.
Among them, 52 people (0.32%) have Deafness

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xalatan cause Deafness?

Time on Xalatan when people have Deafness *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 60 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Deafness when taking Xalatan *:

  • female: 48 %
  • male: 52 %

Age of people who have Deafness when taking Xalatan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 9.38 %
  • 50-59: 21.88 %
  • 60+: 68.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Glaucoma (22 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (4 people)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (3 people)
  • Dyslipidaemia (3 people)
  • Bone Lesion (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (8 people)
  • Lisinopril (6 people)
  • Zometa (5 people)
  • Nexium (5 people)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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