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Review: could Diclofenac cause Tinnitus?

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

We study 14,126 people who have side effects while taking Diclofenac from FDA and social media. Among them, 33 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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On Apr, 13, 2014: 14,126 people reported to have side effects when taking Diclofenac sodium. Among them, 33 people (0.23%) have Tinnitus. They amount to 0.03% of all the 113,001 people who have Tinnitus on eHealthMe.

Trend of Tinnitus in Diclofenac sodium reports

Time on Diclofenac sodium when people have Tinnitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Tinnitus58.06%41.94%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%16.67%33.33%40.00%

Severity of Tinnitus when taking Diclofenac sodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tinnitus0.00%50.00%50.00%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. Rheumatoid arthritis (3 people, 9.09%)
  2. Hypertension (3 people, 9.09%)
  3. Pain (2 people, 6.06%)
  4. Osteoarthritis (2 people, 6.06%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (1 people, 3.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (5 people, 15.15%)
  2. Tryptanol (4 people, 12.12%)
  3. Cap stavudine (4 people, 12.12%)
  4. Crixivan (4 people, 12.12%)
  5. Cap lodenosine (4 people, 12.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Kevin on Oct, 13, 2011:

    Did the added ringing (above your normal tinnitus ringing) go away upon discontinuing the Voltaren?

    Thx in advance.

    Reply

    john on Sep, 8, 2011:

    I have lived with mild tinnitus for a few years. I was prescribed Voltaren for a minor pain in my buttock. I took Voltaren and woke up the next morning with my ears screaming. The tinnitus was 100 times louder than I have ever experienced.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • I have lived with mild tinnitus for a few years. I was prescribed Voltaren for a minor pain in my buttock. I took Voltaren and woke up the next morning with my ears screaming. The tinnitus was 100 times louder than I have ever experienced.

    Reply

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