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





Summary: Ringing in the ears is found among people who take Furosemide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Hypertension.

We study 79,997 people who have side effects while taking Furosemide from FDA and social media. Among them, 211 have Ringing in the ears. Find out below who they are, when they have Ringing in the ears and more.

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Furosemide

Furosemide has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention. (latest outcomes from Furosemide 80,842 users)

Ringing in the ears

Ringing in the ears (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Ringing in the ears 19,199 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 79,994 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide. Among them, 211 people (0.26%) have Ringing In The Ears.

Trend of Ringing in the ears in Furosemide reports

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

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ringing in the ears41.67%0.00%8.33%25.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Ringing in the ears55.30%44.70%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ringing in the ears0.00%0.00%0.50%2.01%1.01%15.58%13.07%67.84%

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

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ringing in the ears0.00%33.33%50.00%16.67%

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, 8.53%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (17 people, 8.06%)
  3. Atrial fibrillation (15 people, 7.11%)
  4. Depression (12 people, 5.69%)
  5. Gout (11 people, 5.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (52 people, 24.64%)
  2. Aspirin (50 people, 23.70%)
  3. Coumadin (45 people, 21.33%)
  4. Levaquin (38 people, 18.01%)
  5. Potassium chloride (37 people, 17.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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