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Review: could Avapro cause Tinnitus?

Summary: Tinnitus could be caused by Avapro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Norvasc, and have Hypertension.

We study 11,499 people who have side effects while taking Avapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 78 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Avapro

Avapro (latest outcomes from 11,942 users) has active ingredients of irbesartan. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 112,988 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 11,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Avapro. Among them, 78 people (0.68%) have Tinnitus. They amount to 0.07% of all the 113,005 people who have Tinnitus on eHealthMe.

Trend of Tinnitus in Avapro reports

Time on Avapro when people have Tinnitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%33.33%33.33%0.00%

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Avapro * :

FemaleMale
Tinnitus65.79%34.21%

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Avapro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%11.29%11.29%16.13%61.29%

Severity of Tinnitus when taking Avapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tinnitus0.00%100.00%0.00%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, 20.51%)
  2. Depression (11 people, 14.10%)
  3. Glaucoma (6 people, 7.69%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (5 people, 6.41%)
  5. Thyroid disorder (5 people, 6.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Norvasc (16 people, 20.51%)
  2. Xanax (16 people, 20.51%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (15 people, 19.23%)
  4. Flexeril (14 people, 17.95%)
  5. Zocor (12 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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