Review: could Coumadin cause Tinnitus?
Summary: Tinnitus is found among people who take Coumadin, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma. We study 72,237 people who have side effects while taking Coumadin from FDA and social media. Among them, 280 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.
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Coumadin has active ingredients of warfarin sodium. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from 75,118 Coumadin users)
Tinnitus (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 20,293 Tinnitus patients)
On Apr, 29, 2015: 72,234 people reported to have side effects when taking Coumadin. Among them, 280 people (0.39%) have Tinnitus.
Time on Coumadin when people have Tinnitus * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Coumadin * :
Severity of Tinnitus when taking Coumadin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (43 people, 15.36%)
- Atrial fibrillation (17 people, 6.07%)
- Thrombosis (14 people, 5.00%)
- Osteoporosis (13 people, 4.64%)
- Arrhythmia (12 people, 4.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (89 people, 31.79%)
- Coreg (65 people, 23.21%)
- Zometa (64 people, 22.86%)
- Lisinopril (49 people, 17.50%)
- Lasix (47 people, 16.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 years 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.
From this study (3 years ago):
Don't know if the two are related, but I have developed severe Tinnitus over the last 2 years, and it appears to be worsening. I was told that Melatonin could be one solution to my problem. I will be on Warfarin for the rest of my life.
From this study (3 years ago):
Dave on May, 27, 2012:
A few days ago, I got ringing in my right ear, but it hasn't gone away for 4 days now! I have been on warfarin since a DVT was found in my leg end of January (about 4 months ago.)
I googled "warfarin ear" and found this page. My concern is growing!
My ringing was not induced by any noise exposure at all so it leads me to believe the warfarin is a strong suspect.
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