Will you have Hearing loss with Amiodarone hydrochloride - from FDA reports


Hearing loss is found among people who take Amiodarone hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Aspirin, and have Age-related macular degeneration. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,987 people who have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride from FDA, and is updated regularly.

What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

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.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • 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 amiodarone hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Amiodarone hydrochloride) and Amiodarone hydrochloride (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Hearing loss are also considered in the study.

What is Amiodarone hydrochloride?

Amiodarone hydrochloride has active ingredients of amiodarone hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Amiodarone hydrochloride 4,579 users)

What is Hearing loss?

Hearing loss has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 16,616 Hearing loss 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 Feb, 16, 2019

3,987 people reported to have side effects when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride.
Among them, 9 people (0.23%) have Hearing loss

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amiodarone hydrochloride cause Hearing loss?

Gender of people who have Hearing loss when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride *:

  • female: 33.33 %
  • male: 66.67 %

Age of people who have Hearing loss when taking Amiodarone hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body): 1 person, 11.11%
  2. Pain: 1 person, 11.11%
  3. Neuralgia (pain in one or more nerves): 1 person, 11.11%
  4. Nasal Polyps (masses that develop in the lining of the nose): 1 person, 11.11%
  5. Memory Loss: 1 person, 11.11%
  6. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation): 1 person, 11.11%
  7. Fabry's Disease (build up of a particular type of fat, called globotriaosylceramide, in the body's cells): 1 person, 11.11%
  8. Age-Related Macular Degeneration: 1 person, 11.11%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin: 3 people, 33.33%
  2. Zymar: 2 people, 22.22%
  3. Lucentis: 2 people, 22.22%
  4. Avastin: 2 people, 22.22%
  5. Crestor: 2 people, 22.22%
  6. Enoxaparin Sodium: 2 people, 22.22%
  7. Ezetimibe: 2 people, 22.22%
  8. Warfarin Sodium: 2 people, 22.22%
  9. Fish Oil: 2 people, 22.22%
  10. Paracetamol: 2 people, 22.22%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Vitreous Haemorrhage (intraocular (inside the eye) bleeding): 2 people, 22.22%
  2. Pollakiuria (abnormally frequent passage of relatively small quantities or urine): 2 people, 22.22%
  3. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body): 2 people, 22.22%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 2 people, 22.22%
  5. Dry Eyes (lack of adequate tears): 2 people, 22.22%
  6. Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood): 2 people, 22.22%
  7. Haematuria (presence of blood in urine): 2 people, 22.22%
  8. Oedema (fluid collection in tissue): 2 people, 22.22%
  9. Cystoid Macular Oedema (fluid accumulation after cataract surgery): 2 people, 22.22%
  10. Dizziness: 1 person, 11.11%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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