Will you have Hearing loss with Eliquis - from FDA reports


Hearing loss is found among people who take Eliquis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Uptravi, and have Stroke. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 52,308 people who have side effects when taking Eliquis 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 apixaban (the active ingredients of Eliquis) and Eliquis (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 Eliquis?

Eliquis has active ingredients of apixaban. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Eliquis 52,651 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, 18, 2019

52,308 people reported to have side effects when taking Eliquis.
Among them, 52 people (0.1%) have Hearing loss

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Eliquis cause Hearing loss?

Time on Eliquis when people have Hearing loss *:

  • < 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 Hearing loss when taking Eliquis *:

  • female: 62 %
  • male: 38 %

Age of people who have Hearing loss when taking Eliquis *:

  • 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: 3.85 %
  • 60+: 96.15 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen): 16 people, 30.77%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol: 5 people, 9.62%
  3. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 3 people, 5.77%
  4. Pulmonary Hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery): 2 people, 3.85%
  5. Erection Problems: 2 people, 3.85%
  6. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (primary high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of your heart): 2 people, 3.85%
  7. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 2 people, 3.85%
  8. Cardiac Failure: 1 person, 1.92%
  9. Blood Pressure Management: 1 person, 1.92%
  10. Back Pain: 1 person, 1.92%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Uptravi: 5 people, 9.62%
  2. Lipitor: 3 people, 5.77%
  3. Revlimid: 3 people, 5.77%
  4. Tyvaso: 3 people, 5.77%
  5. Adempas: 3 people, 5.77%
  6. Vitamin D: 2 people, 3.85%
  7. Vitamin D3: 2 people, 3.85%
  8. Prilosec: 2 people, 3.85%
  9. Fish Oil: 2 people, 3.85%
  10. Celebrex: 2 people, 3.85%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Headache (pain in head): 6 people, 11.54%
  2. Breathing Difficulty: 6 people, 11.54%
  3. Hypoacusis (loss of hearing): 5 people, 9.62%
  4. Pain In Extremity: 5 people, 9.62%
  5. Peripheral Swelling: 5 people, 9.62%
  6. Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears): 5 people, 9.62%
  7. Dizziness: 5 people, 9.62%
  8. Fall: 5 people, 9.62%
  9. Gait Disturbance: 4 people, 7.69%
  10. Fluid Retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood): 4 people, 7.69%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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