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Would you have Ringing in the ears (Tinnitus) when you have Rheumatoid arthritis?

Summary: Ringing in the ears is found among people with Rheumatoid arthritis, especially people who are female, 60+ old, also have Hypothyroidism, and take medication Methotrexate.

We study 407 people who have Ringing in the ears (Tinnitus) and Rheumatoid arthritis from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints) can be treated by Methotrexate, Prednisone, Enbrel, Methotrexate Sodium, Plaquenil, Humira. (latest reports from 218,584 Rheumatoid Arthritis patients)

Ringing in the ears

Ringing in the ears (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 19,923 Ringing in the ears patients)

On Jan, 27, 2015: 407 people who have rheumatoid arthritis and Ringing In The Ears are studied.

Trend of Ringing in the ears in rheumatoid arthritis reports

Gender of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Ringing in the ears * :

FemaleMale
Ringing in the ears83.95%16.05%

Age of people who have rheumatoid arthritis and experienced Ringing in the ears * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ringing in the ears0.00%0.00%0.00%1.74%3.70%20.70%28.32%45.53%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ringing in the ears0.00%62.50%25.00%12.50%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (78 people, 19.16%)
  2. Osteoporosis (73 people, 17.94%)
  3. Hypertension (46 people, 11.30%)
  4. Ulcer (32 people, 7.86%)
  5. Diabetes mellitus (27 people, 6.63%)
  6. Pain (22 people, 5.41%)
  7. Vitamin supplementation (20 people, 4.91%)
  8. Folate deficiency (14 people, 3.44%)
  9. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (13 people, 3.19%)
  10. Gastric disorder (13 people, 3.19%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Methotrexate (219 people, 53.81%)
  2. Enbrel (194 people, 47.67%)
  3. Humira (178 people, 43.73%)
  4. Folic acid (123 people, 30.22%)
  5. Fosamax (96 people, 23.59%)
  6. Remicade (78 people, 19.16%)
  7. Synthroid (61 people, 14.99%)
  8. Prednisone (46 people, 11.30%)
  9. Omeprazole (45 people, 11.06%)
  10. Plaquenil (43 people, 10.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Comments for this study:

ArnieK (1 year ago):

Trying to find an anti inflammatory medicine for arthritis ( using Arthrotec ) that does not worsen tinititus.
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    I became ill several years ago.
    It all started with a head cold that lasted a few months and left me with Tinnitus and chronic sinusitis.

    After a nose operation and many visits to the doc and hospital, I am no closer to felling better or being cured.
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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • On enbrel 50mg/week injection-able. Have low back pain and ringing in ears has started up this past few weeks. could it be from enbrel use? (also use up to 4 ibuprophen/day)

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • is this side effect serious and should i be conserned. will the ringing go away with discontinuing drug

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • I received two Rituxan infusions two weeks apart with Methotrexate for my severe rheumatoid arthritis . Within two weeks of the last infusion I became severely ill with a virus suffering from Sinusitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis, conjunctivitis, urinary & bowel pain, urinary incontinence & bloody urine. It took me 6 weeks and infusions of IVIG to recover. During the same time period I started having severe load and continuous tinnitus that hasn't gone away in 6 months. ENT specialist informed me that this type of drug can cause tinnitus and it may never go away. Also, I have experienced only 6 weeks without illness during the past 6 months. I do have Mannose Binding Lectin deficiency, Hashimoto's, Sjogren's, Raynaud's, & asthma and I am allergic to most medications including all antibiotics. The Rituxan did help my RA symptoms. I am very health conscious and take vitamin supplements.

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