Review: could Amoxicillin cause Tinnitus?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 20,922 people who take Amoxicillin. Among them, 197 have Tinnitus. See who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Amoxicillin (latest outcomes from 24,036 users) has active ingredients of amoxicillin. It is often used in infection, sinusitis. Commonly reported side effects of Amoxicillin include pain exacerbated, pain, stress and anxiety, anxiety aggravated, fever.
Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 110,326 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, stress and anxiety.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 20,903 people reported to have side effects when taking Amoxicillin. Among them, 171 people (0.82%) have Tinnitus.
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Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Amoxicillin * :
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Severity of Tinnitus when taking Amoxicillin ** :
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How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (20 people, 11.70%)
- Osteoporosis (15 people, 8.77%)
- Chronic sinusitis (13 people, 7.60%)
- Depression (12 people, 7.02%)
- Constipation (11 people, 6.43%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (58 people, 33.92%)
- Prednisone (42 people, 24.56%)
- Alprazolam (39 people, 22.81%)
- Flexeril (36 people, 21.05%)
- Fosamax (36 people, 21.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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An MRI shows ear canal as normal and no growths. Further testing for MS shows "some" lesions on the brain but no MS in spinal cord and MS eye test showed no evidence of MS. Hearing test for sudden(overnight) hearing loss shows high frequency hearing loss x 6 weeks ago. Prednisone via pills and IV treatment provided no relief. Also, Intratympanic steroid treatment provided no relief.
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I feel like this medication puts me in a bad mood, and am easily upset.
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