Gentamicin and Hoarseness or changing voice - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Hoarseness or changing voice is found among people who take Gentamicin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Gentamicin and have Hoarseness or changing voice. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,609 people who have side effects when taking Gentamicin from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.



On Aug, 17, 2022

18,609 people reported to have side effects when taking Gentamicin.
Among them, 80 people (0.43%) have Hoarseness or changing voice.


What is Gentamicin?

Gentamicin has active ingredients of gentamicin sulfate. It is often used in urinary tract infection. eHealthMe is studying from 17,222 Gentamicin users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Hoarseness or changing voice?

Hoarseness or changing voice is found to be associated with 2,662 drugs and 2,302 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Gentamicin and Hoarseness or changing voice reports submitted per year:

Could Gentamicin cause Hoarseness or changing voice?

Time on Gentamicin when people have Hoarseness or changing voice *:

  • < 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 Hoarseness or changing voice when taking Gentamicin *:

  • female: 90.41 %
  • male: 9.59 %

Age of people who have Hoarseness or changing voice when taking Gentamicin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.56 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.56 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 51.56 %
  • 60+: 45.31 %

Common drugs people take besides Gentamicin *:

  1. Amlodipine: 56 people, 70.00%
  2. Vinorelbine: 49 people, 61.25%
  3. Ciprofloxacin: 12 people, 15.00%
  4. Docetaxel: 11 people, 13.75%
  5. Mupirocin: 11 people, 13.75%
  6. Meropenem: 11 people, 13.75%
  7. Potassium: 11 people, 13.75%
  8. Capecitabine: 11 people, 13.75%
  9. Folic Acid: 10 people, 12.50%
  10. Zyrtec: 9 people, 11.25%

Common side effects people have besides Hoarseness or changing voice *:

  1. Weight Decreased: 63 people, 78.75%
  2. Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets): 63 people, 78.75%
  3. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection): 63 people, 78.75%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 62 people, 77.50%
  5. Fever: 62 people, 77.50%
  6. Indigestion: 62 people, 77.50%
  7. Appetite - Decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat): 60 people, 75.00%
  8. Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage): 60 people, 75.00%
  9. Throat Irritation: 58 people, 72.50%
  10. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation): 56 people, 70.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Lower Respiratory Tract Infection: 56 people, 70.00%
  2. Blood Folate Decreased: 51 people, 63.75%
  3. Diarrhea: 49 people, 61.25%
  4. Breast Cancer Metastatic: 33 people, 41.25%
  5. Breast Cancer: 10 people, 12.50%
  6. Depression: 3 people, 3.75%
  7. Staphylococcal Infection (an infection with staphylococcus bacteria): 2 people, 2.50%
  8. Urination - Painful: 1 person, 1.25%
  9. Dry Mouth: 1 person, 1.25%
  10. Asthma: 1 person, 1.25%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Gentamicin and have Hoarseness or changing voice?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.



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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on gentamicin sulfate (the active ingredients of Gentamicin) and Gentamicin (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).

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