Review: could Amoxicillin cause Ringing in the ears (Tinnitus)?
Summary: Ringing in the ears is found among people who take Amoxicillin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone.
We study 22,254 people who have side effects while taking Amoxicillin from FDA and social media. Among them, 201 have Ringing in the ears. Find out below who they are, when they have Ringing in the ears and more.
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Amoxicillin has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 24,165 Amoxicillin users)
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, 12, 2015: 22,244 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 201 people (0.90%) have Ringing In The Ears.
Time on Amoxicillin when people have Ringing in the ears * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Ringing in the ears||91.67%||0.00%||5.56%||2.78%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Amoxicillin * :
|Ringing in the ears||54.21%||45.79% |
Age of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Amoxicillin * :
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||0.00%||2.42%||11.52%||10.30%||12.12%||17.58%||46.06% |
Severity of Ringing in the ears when taking Amoxicillin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||60.00%||40.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Ringing in the ears ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (22 people, 10.95%)
- Osteoporosis (17 people, 8.46%)
- Chronic sinusitis (13 people, 6.47%)
- Depression (12 people, 5.97%)
- Constipation (11 people, 5.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (66 people, 32.84%)
- Prednisone (43 people, 21.39%)
- Alprazolam (40 people, 19.90%)
- Fosamax (40 people, 19.90%)
- Flexeril (39 people, 19.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Does anyone have persistent, ringing tinnitus while taking this drug?
I was prescribed Atenolol years ago for tachycardia. I took it for many years with little to no side effects, aside from tiredness. I began having PVCs and later was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. My doctor put me on 5 mg. Bystolic and the tinnitus started. I took it about 1 year. My BP wasn't ideal, so he upped it to mg. and the ringing worsened. It's much louder. The report says this drug isn't ototoxic, but I never had tinnitus before taking it. Anyone else????
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- I have ringing in the ears. is there anyway of getting rid of it? (1 answer)
I feel this tinnitus was induced from my taking the norgesic forte, that I no longer take for tension headaches. But I do take over the counter aspirin. Can the tinnitus ever go away?
- Nimotop for curing tinnitus?
i have tinnitus and the doctor is giving me nimotop 30 mg is this good?
- Can this medication cause the ears to ring?
I developed tinnitus about one year ago. I understand that there is no cure for it. I'm researching it myself. I'm also in a research program that requires me to wear small ear generators. It doesn't seem to help at this time.
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From this study (7 months ago):
I started taking this medication for what I and the dr. Thought was an ear infection and then two days later my ear started ringing.
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