According to a recent retrospective study of opioid-associated hearing loss, patients most commonly report what auditory symptoms?
According to the cited reference, the clinical presentation is variable, with an almost equal distribution of tinnitus (25%), hypoacusis (36%), and deafness (29%). 10% of patients reported a mixed picture. The majority of cases were bilateral in nature; one patient reported unilateral dysfunction.
Mozeika, A.M., Ruck, B.E., Nelson, L.S. et al. Opioid-Associated Hearing Loss: A 20-Year Review from the New Jersey Poison Center. J. Med. Toxicol. 16, 416–422 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13181-020-00785-5