Review: could Doxycycline cause Ringing In The Ears?


Summary

Ringing in the ears is found among people who take Doxycycline, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Hypertension . We study 11,896 people who have side effects while taking Doxycycline from FDA and social media. Among them, 122 have Ringing in the ears. Find out below who they are, when they have Ringing in the ears and more.

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Doxycycline

Doxycycline has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Doxycycline 15,796 users)

Ringing In The Ears

Ringing in the ears has been reported by people with heart rate increased, tinnitus, feeling abnormal, itching, drowsiness (latest reports from 20,968 Ringing in the ears patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

11,896 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline.
Among them, 122 people (1.03%) have Ringing In The Ears


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Doxycycline cause Ringing in the ears?

Time on Doxycycline when people have Ringing In The Ears *:

  • < 1 month: 84.62 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.85 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.85 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ringing In The Ears when taking Doxycycline *:

  • female: 42.15 %
  • male: 57.85 %

Age of people who have Ringing In The Ears when taking Doxycycline *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.06 %
  • 20-29: 8.25 %
  • 30-39: 3.09 %
  • 40-49: 12.37 %
  • 50-59: 32.99 %
  • 60+: 41.24 %

Severity if Ringing In The Ears when taking Doxycycline **:

  • least: 20 %
  • moderate: 40 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Ringing In The Ears **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (19 people)
  • Metastasis (8 people)
  • Pain (7 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (6 people)
  • Prostate Infection (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (43 people)
  • Nasacort (29 people)
  • Cipro (26 people)
  • Astelin (26 people)
  • Folic Acid (25 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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