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Review: could Amlodipine besylate cause Tinnitus?

Summary: Tinnitus could be caused by Amlodipine besylate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Simvastatin, and have Hypertension.

We study 17,405 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 (latest outcomes from 18,916 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 112,969 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 17,441 people reported to have side effects when taking Amlodipine besylate. Among them, 60 people (0.34%) have Tinnitus. They amount to 0.05% of all the 112,955 people who have Tinnitus on eHealthMe.

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
Tinnitus26.09%8.70%8.70%13.04%21.74%21.74%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Tinnitus38.46%61.54%

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%1.75%7.02%21.05%70.18%

Severity of Tinnitus when taking Amlodipine besylate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tinnitus11.11%27.78%61.11%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 (16 people, 26.67%)
  2. High blood pressure (5 people, 8.33%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (4 people, 6.67%)
  4. Anxiety (4 people, 6.67%)
  5. High blood cholesterol (3 people, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Simvastatin (9 people, 15.00%)
  2. Lisinopril (9 people, 15.00%)
  3. Aspirin (8 people, 13.33%)
  4. Metoprolol tartrate (6 people, 10.00%)
  5. Atenolol (5 people, 8.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

CCY (2 years ago):

male, age 64, having tinnitus after 2 years taking amlodipine 5mg for hypertension.
my tinnitus is severe,
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  • My doctor combined these two and ringing started a few days prior to my doctor prescribing Atenolol. Ringing, shakiness and mild anxiety episodes continued for 5 weeks. I have been able to sleep pretty good until I contracted the flu for about 5 days. I have recovered completely from flu.

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