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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Tinnitus?





Summary: Tinnitus is found among people who take Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Hypertension.

We study 17,522 people who have side effects while taking Amlodipine besylate from FDA and social media. Among them, 59 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Amlodipine besylate

Amlodipine besylate has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Amlodipine besylate 19,061 users)

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (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 Tinnitus 19,391 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 17,508 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 61 people (0.35%) have Tinnitus.

Trend of Tinnitus in Amlodipine besylate reports

Time on Amlodipine besylate when people have Tinnitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tinnitus25.00%8.33%8.33%12.50%25.00%20.83%0.00%

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

FemaleMale
Tinnitus39.39%60.61%

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Amlodipine besylate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.72%6.90%22.41%68.97%

Severity of Tinnitus when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tinnitus10.53%26.32%63.16%0.00%

How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (17 people, 27.87%)
  2. High blood pressure (5 people, 8.20%)
  3. Anxiety (4 people, 6.56%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (4 people, 6.56%)
  5. Depression (3 people, 4.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (9 people, 14.75%)
  2. Simvastatin (9 people, 14.75%)
  3. Aspirin (8 people, 13.11%)
  4. Metoprolol tartrate (6 people, 9.84%)
  5. Atenolol (5 people, 8.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

CCY (3 years ago):

male, age 64, having tinnitus after 2 years taking amlodipine 5mg for hypertension.
my tinnitus is severe,
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