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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 Blood cholesterol.

We study 25,578 people who have side effects while taking Cozaar from FDA and social media. Among them, 152 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Cozaar and have Tinnitus >>>

Cozaar

Cozaar has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Cozaar 26,343 users)

Tinnitus

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 Tinnitus 19,391 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 25,577 people reported to have side effects when taking Cozaar. Among them, 155 people (0.61%) have Tinnitus.

Trend of Tinnitus in Cozaar reports

Time on Cozaar when people have Tinnitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tinnitus60.00%20.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Cozaar * :

FemaleMale
Tinnitus59.89%40.11%

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Cozaar * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.67%2.00%18.67%78.67%

Severity of Tinnitus when taking Cozaar ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tinnitus25.00%50.00%25.00%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. Blood cholesterol (56 people, 36.13%)
  2. Hypertension (38 people, 24.52%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (35 people, 22.58%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (32 people, 20.65%)
  5. Swelling (30 people, 19.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (69 people, 44.52%)
  2. Hydrochlorothiazide (49 people, 31.61%)
  3. Lasix (42 people, 27.10%)
  4. Lipitor (40 people, 25.81%)
  5. Allopurinol (40 people, 25.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can losartan cause polymyalgia
    (Asked by a 80 year old woman who has Pain - Neck,shoulder ,back Of Top Of The Legs, and takes Losartan)
    Have experienced side effects to many BP drugs.Have been on losartan and bendrofluazide for a year.3/4 months ago pains in the neck started which spread to arms and legs ears and head.At first ESR normal but was given prednisololine for one week with great results .Pains all came back and ESR now 78
  • I have ringing in the ears. is there anyway of getting rid of it?
    (Asked by a 61 year old woman who has Tinnitus, and takes Aspirin, Norgesic Forte)
    I feel this tinnitus was induced from my taking the norgesic forte, that I no longer take for tension headaches. But I do take over the counter aspirin. Can the tinnitus ever go away?
  • Nimotop for curing tinnitus?
    (Asked by a 56 year old man who has Tinnitus, and takes Nimotop)
    i have tinnitus and the doctor is giving me nimotop 30 mg is this good?
  • Can this medication cause the ears to ring?
    (Asked by a 57 year old man who has Ringing In The Ears, and takes Protonix)
    I developed tinnitus about one year ago. I understand that there is no cure for it. I'm researching it myself. I'm also in a research program that requires me to wear small ear generators. It doesn't seem to help at this time.
  • Have you taken levothyroxine and noticed a ringing in your eyes after taking the medication.
    (Asked by a 66 year old man who has Tinnitus, and takes Levothyroxine Sodium)
    Never had ringing before taking Levothyroxine for thyroid problem.If you have experienced the same please respond when and if you had the same.Thanks

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