Amikacin sulfate and Ototoxicity - from FDA reports


Ototoxicity is found among people who take Amikacin sulfate, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old also take medication Penicillin, and have Mycobacterial infection. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,413 people who have side effects when taking Amikacin sulfate from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 27, 2018

1,413 people reported to have side effects when taking Amikacin sulfate.
Among them, 7 people (0.5%) have Ototoxicity


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amikacin sulfate cause Ototoxicity?

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

  • female: 14.29 %
  • male: 85.71 %

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Mycobacterial Infection: 5 people, 71.43%
  2. Tuberculosis (a bacterial infection by mycobacterium tuberculosis): 4 people, 57.14%
  3. Mycobacterium Abscessus Infection (rapid growing bacterial infection): 4 people, 57.14%
  4. Peripheral Vascular Disorder: 3 people, 42.86%
  5. Anticoagulant Therapy: 3 people, 42.86%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Vancomycin Hcl: 1 person, 14.29%
  2. Piperacillin And Tazobactam: 1 person, 14.29%
  3. Penicillin: 1 person, 14.29%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. International Normalised Ratio Increased: 3 people, 42.86%
  2. Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract): 3 people, 42.86%
  3. Drug Ineffective: 2 people, 28.57%
  4. Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage): 2 people, 28.57%
  5. Fever: 2 people, 28.57%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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