Review: could Diclofenac Sodium cause Tinnitus?


Summary

Tinnitus is found among people who take Diclofenac Sodium, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lansoprazole, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 14,247 people who have side effects while taking Diclofenac sodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 41 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Diclofenac Sodium

Diclofenac sodium has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Diclofenac sodium 16,279 users)

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, drug ineffective, insomnia, memory loss (latest reports from 27,400 Tinnitus patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

14,247 people reported to have side effects when taking Diclofenac Sodium.
Among them, 41 people (0.29%) have Tinnitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Diclofenac sodium cause Tinnitus?

Time on Diclofenac Sodium when people have Tinnitus *:

  • < 1 month: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Diclofenac Sodium *:

  • female: 47.37 %
  • male: 52.63 %

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Diclofenac Sodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 13.89 %
  • 30-39: 11.11 %
  • 40-49: 19.44 %
  • 50-59: 30.56 %
  • 60+: 25.0 %

Severity if Tinnitus when taking Diclofenac Sodium **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Tinnitus **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (6 people, 14.63%)
  • Pain (2 people, 4.88%)
  • Hypertension (2 people, 4.88%)
  • Arthritis (2 people, 4.88%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (1 person, 2.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (6 people, 14.63%)
  • Lansoprazole (6 people, 14.63%)
  • Salbutamol (5 people, 12.20%)
  • Humulin (5 people, 12.20%)
  • Tryptanol (4 people, 9.76%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (8 people, 19.51%)
  • Fatigue (8 people, 19.51%)
  • Dizziness (7 people, 17.07%)
  • Headache (6 people, 14.63%)
  • Vomiting (5 people, 12.20%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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