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I was on azithromycin for over six months when I suddenly loss hearing in my left ear. Seems the longer I was on it the risk I took.
How awful. Did you stop taking it? Did hearing ever return?
Yes, Diane. My pulmonary doctor took me off it immediately. I just had a follow up hearing test today. I will likely get hearing aids. But, the good news is that the lost has not progressed. I felt very relieved. I'll wait a while before I decide on the aids. Just not up to decision making right now.
Has anyone notice an improvement in fatigue by taking B complex vitamins?
@flib I was on azith for 2 years with all ok, then I went onto daile rather than 3x a week and my hearing test around 6 months later showed a sudden decline in my left ear. I am still on the meds. Good to hear it stops progressing when we go off the meds.
Vit bs are fantastic, I definitly noticed more energy and less sleeping.
The trouble is, the hearing doesn't come back. It doesn't progress but it doesn't return.
"Lumpy rash" describes the condition of my legs (below knee) perfectly. Because I had no ill effects from the three antibiotics for first six or seven months, my doctor thinks it unlikely that the itching I have now is caused by the meds, but I can't seem to pinpoint, with help of dermatologist, any other source.