Will you have Ototoxicity with Amikacin sulfate - from FDA reports


Ototoxicity is found among people who take Amikacin sulfate, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Penicillin, and have Tuberculosis. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,454 people who have side effects when taking Amikacin sulfate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

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  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on amikacin sulfate (the active ingredients of Amikacin sulfate) and Amikacin sulfate (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Ototoxicity are also considered in the study.

What is Amikacin sulfate?

Amikacin sulfate has active ingredients of amikacin sulfate. (latest outcomes from Amikacin sulfate 1,471 users)

What is Ototoxicity?

Ototoxicity (damage to the ear) has been reported by people with gestational trophoblastic tumor, tuberculosis, high blood pressure, preventive health care, pain (latest reports from 1,096 Ototoxicity patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Mar, 15, 2019

1,454 people reported to have side effects when taking Amikacin sulfate.
Among them, 11 people (0.76%) have Ototoxicity

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amikacin sulfate cause Ototoxicity?

Time on Amikacin sulfate when people have Ototoxicity *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ototoxicity when taking Amikacin sulfate *:

  • female: 30 %
  • male: 70 %

Age of people who have Ototoxicity when taking Amikacin sulfate *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Tuberculosis (a bacterial infection by mycobacterium tuberculosis): 7 people, 63.64%
  2. Mycobacterium Abscessus Infection (rapid growing bacterial infection): 5 people, 45.45%
  3. Mycobacterial Infection: 5 people, 45.45%
  4. Peripheral Vascular Disorder: 3 people, 27.27%
  5. Anticoagulant Therapy: 3 people, 27.27%
  6. Abscess Neck (neck abscesses): 3 people, 27.27%
  7. Bacterial Infection: 2 people, 18.18%
  8. Pulmonary Tuberculosis (lungs tuberculosis): 1 person, 9.09%
  9. Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs): 1 person, 9.09%
  10. Osteomyelitis (infection of bone): 1 person, 9.09%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Vancomycin Hcl: 1 person, 9.09%
  2. Piperacillin And Tazobactam: 1 person, 9.09%
  3. Penicillin: 1 person, 9.09%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. International Normalised Ratio Increased: 3 people, 27.27%
  2. Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract): 3 people, 27.27%
  3. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood): 3 people, 27.27%
  4. Nausea And Vomiting: 3 people, 27.27%
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 3 people, 27.27%
  6. Hypertransaminasaemia: 3 people, 27.27%
  7. Hepatotoxicity (chemical-driven liver damage): 3 people, 27.27%
  8. Drug Ineffective: 2 people, 18.18%
  9. Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage): 2 people, 18.18%
  10. Fever: 2 people, 18.18%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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