Who 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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On Jan, 07, 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.

FDA reports used in this study



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