Review: could Cozaar cause Tinnitus?
Summary: Tinnitus is found among people who take Cozaar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol.
We study 25,580 people who have side effects while taking Cozaar from FDA and social media. Among them, 155 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.
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Cozaar has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 26,348 Cozaar 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 20,173 Tinnitus patients)
On Jan, 29, 2015: 25,580 people reported to have side effects when taking Cozaar. Among them, 155 people (0.61%) have Tinnitus.
Time on Cozaar when people have Tinnitus * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Cozaar * :
Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Cozaar * :
Severity of Tinnitus when taking Cozaar ** :
|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 * :
- Blood cholesterol (56 people, 36.13%)
- Hypertension (38 people, 24.52%)
- Multiple myeloma (35 people, 22.58%)
- Diabetes mellitus (32 people, 20.65%)
- Swelling (30 people, 19.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (69 people, 44.52%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (49 people, 31.61%)
- Lasix (42 people, 27.10%)
- Lipitor (40 people, 25.81%)
- Allopurinol (40 people, 25.81%)
* 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 (3 months ago):
hypertension difficult to control; toprol augmented with losartan then nifedipine added 1 month ago. BP is down, but tinnitus comes and goes, mostly in left ear.
From this study (8 months ago):
I hear two different noises (high ans low. I think the noises are on the left side, but I'm not sure.
From this study (12 months ago):
Tinnitus started noticeably last two years
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