Review: could Atenolol cause Tinnitus?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 77,142 people who take Atenolol. Among them, 424 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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Atenolol (latest outcomes from 82,513 users) has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure, heart palpitations. Commonly reported side effects of Atenolol include nausea, nausea aggravated, weakness, fatigue, dizziness.
Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 110,250 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, stress and anxiety.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 77,076 people reported to have side effects when taking Atenolol. Among them, 407 people (0.53%) have Tinnitus.
Time on Atenolol when people have Tinnitus * :
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Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Atenolol * :
Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Atenolol * :
Severity of Tinnitus when taking Atenolol ** :
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How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (71 people, 17.44%)
- Depression (31 people, 7.62%)
- Anxiety (23 people, 5.65%)
- Muscle spasms (20 people, 4.91%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (15 people, 3.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (88 people, 21.62%)
- Zocor (62 people, 15.23%)
- Lisinopril (53 people, 13.02%)
- Lipitor (44 people, 10.81%)
- Amlodipine (33 people, 8.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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it is constant most of the time and will just stop for a few days or weeks at a time.
From this study (1 month ago):
Tinnitus started noticeably last two years
From this study (4 months ago):
Items in section 3 are currently under evaluation. Most began to emerge, subtly, approximately 11 years ago and have intensified over the past 2-3 years. Myelomalacia involving a 9.5-cm segment of the posterior column of the spinal cord was demonstrated on MRI 2 weeks ago.
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