Tamsulosin and Sudden hearing loss - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Sudden hearing loss is reported only by a few people who take Tamsulosin.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Tamsulosin and have Sudden hearing loss. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 58,649 people who have side effects while taking Tamsulosin from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

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 Dec, 04, 2022

58,649 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin.
Among them, 3 people (0.01%) have Sudden hearing loss.


What is Tamsulosin?

Tamsulosin has active ingredients of tamsulosin. It is often used in prostate examination abnormal. eHealthMe is studying from 59,999 Tamsulosin users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Sudden hearing loss?

Sudden hearing loss is found to be associated with 646 drugs and 433 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Tamsulosin and Sudden hearing loss reports submitted per year:

Could Tamsulosin cause Sudden hearing loss?

Gender of people who have Sudden hearing loss when taking Tamsulosin *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Sudden hearing loss when taking Tamsulosin *:

  • 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 %

Common drugs people take besides Tamsulosin *:

  1. Pentoxifylline: 1 person, 33.33%
  2. Pantoprazole: 1 person, 33.33%
  3. Ondansetron: 1 person, 33.33%
  4. Metformin: 1 person, 33.33%
  5. Avandia: 1 person, 33.33%

Common side effects people have besides Sudden hearing loss *:

  1. Speech Disorder: 1 person, 33.33%
  2. Sinus Tachycardia (a heart rhythm with elevated rate of impulses originating from the sinoatrial node): 1 person, 33.33%
  3. Muscle Rigidity (muscle stiffness): 1 person, 33.33%
  4. Meniere's Disease (a disorder of the inner ear that can affect hearing and balance to a varying degree): 1 person, 33.33%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 1 person, 33.33%
  6. Deafness Unilateral: 1 person, 33.33%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Prostatic Disorder: 1 person, 33.33%
  2. Procedural Nausea: 1 person, 33.33%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 1 person, 33.33%
  4. Diabetes: 1 person, 33.33%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Tamsulosin and have Sudden hearing loss?

Check whether Sudden hearing loss is associated with a drug or a condition

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 tamsulosin (the active ingredients of Tamsulosin) and Tamsulosin (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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