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Review: could Doxycycline cause Ringing in the ears (Tinnitus)?

We study 12,043 people who have side effects while taking Doxycycline from FDA and social media. Among them, 143 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 (latest outcomes from 13,658 users) has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne.

Ringing in the ears

Ringing in the ears (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 115,378 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 12,027 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline. Among them, 143 people (1.19%) have Ringing In The Ears.

Trend of Ringing in the ears in Doxycycline reports

Time on Doxycycline when people have Ringing in the ears * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ringing in the ears77.42%12.90%3.23%6.45%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Doxycycline * :

FemaleMale
Ringing in the ears44.14%55.86%

Age of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Doxycycline * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ringing in the ears0.00%0.00%0.99%10.89%2.97%16.83%31.68%36.63%

Severity of Ringing in the ears when taking Doxycycline ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ringing in the ears21.43%35.71%42.86%0.00%

How people recovered from Ringing in the ears ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Ringing in the ears0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (18 people, 12.59%)
  2. Pain (8 people, 5.59%)
  3. Metastasis (7 people, 4.90%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (6 people, 4.20%)
  5. Prostate infection (5 people, 3.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (43 people, 30.07%)
  2. Lorazepam (33 people, 23.08%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (29 people, 20.28%)
  4. Levaquin (27 people, 18.88%)
  5. Doxycycline hyclate (27 people, 18.88%)

* 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 (2 years ago):

  • nikki on Jun, 1, 2012:

    I AM 40 YEAR OLD FEMALE. I WAS TAKING TETRACYCLINE THEN DOXCYCLINE OVER A PERIOD OF OVER A YEAR WHEN I STARTED TO HAVE THE SOUND OF A WASHING MACHINE ON SPIN" SOUND IN MY HEAD. THIS ALSO FOLLOWED THREE DAYS AFTER PHYSICALLY BANGING THE BACK OF MY HEAD ON CONCRETE. I AM NOT COMPLETELY SURE OF THE CAUSE OF TINNITUS, I HAD A CT SCAN BUT AM CONSIDERING REQUESTING AN MRI FROM THE HOSPITAL TO FIND THE CAUSE. HAVING TIN RETRAIN THERAPY WHICH IS CRAP. WHITE NOISE FOR 4 HOURS A DAY IN EARPIECE. AVOIDING CAFFINE AND LOUD NOISES. AM GETTING DESPERATE TO FIND A CURE FOR THIS AS I HAVE HAD IT FOR OVER A YEAR NOW. MAKES ME IMPATIENT AND I HAVE TAKEN TO SMACKING MYSELF IN THE HEAD WHEN ITS REALLY BAD AND I AM FRUSTRATED. HELP!!!!!

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • These two drugs were given as prophylaxis for malaria. I was temporarily stationed at Guantanamo NS, with the 190th CES, Jan 2010. After taking taking two combined doses for the drug combination, I lost my equilibrium for approximately 30mins. Where by my equilibrium returned, but I was plagued by continuous ringing of the ears: tinnitus. I was also debilitated by severe headaches, which subsided once the combination of drugs ceased. I have had no reoccurring symptoms of equilibrium loss. The diagnosis was documented in my military medical records and at Tallgrass Immediate Care Center, Topeka, KS.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Is my ringing in the ears caused by Doxycycline ?

    Reply

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