Review: could Fluvoxamine Maleate cause Tinnitus?


Tinnitus is found among people who take Fluvoxamine Maleate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Major depression . We study 2,486 people who have side effects while taking Fluvoxamine maleate from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Fluvoxamine Maleate

Fluvoxamine maleate has active ingredients of fluvoxamine maleate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Fluvoxamine maleate 2,615 users)


Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with heart rate increased, rashes, insomnia, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 22,026 Tinnitus patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

2,486 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluvoxamine Maleate.
Among them, 9 people (0.36%) have Tinnitus

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fluvoxamine maleate cause Tinnitus?

Time on Fluvoxamine Maleate when people have Tinnitus *:

  • < 1 month: 25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Fluvoxamine Maleate *:

  • female: 55.56 %
  • male: 44.44 %

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Fluvoxamine Maleate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 11.11 %
  • 30-39: 11.11 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 44.44 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Tinnitus when taking Fluvoxamine Maleate **:

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

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 *:

  • Major Depression (4 people)
  • Psychotic Disorder (2 people)
  • Ocd (2 people)
  • Depressive Symptom (2 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Strattera (2 people)
  • Seroquel (2 people)
  • Prozac (2 people)
  • Etizolam (2 people)
  • Aspirin (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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