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





Summary: Ringing in the ears is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease.

We study 36,957 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 173 have Ringing in the ears. Find out below who they are, when they have Ringing in the ears and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 39,518 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 Dec, 12, 2014: 36,957 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 173 people (0.47%) have Ringing In The Ears.

Trend of Ringing in the ears in Gabapentin reports

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

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ringing in the ears36.84%7.89%10.53%7.89%18.42%13.16%5.26%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ringing in the ears0.00%0.00%0.00%2.00%5.33%21.33%39.33%32.00%

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

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ringing in the ears0.00%65.22%34.78%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. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (16 people, 9.25%)
  2. Metastases to bone (12 people, 6.94%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (11 people, 6.36%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (11 people, 6.36%)
  5. Back pain (9 people, 5.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (41 people, 23.70%)
  2. Prozac (36 people, 20.81%)
  3. Zometa (36 people, 20.81%)
  4. Neurontin (35 people, 20.23%)
  5. Nexium (34 people, 19.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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