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Review: could Gabapentin cause Ringing in the ears (Tinnitus)?
We study 36,857 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 175 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 (latest outcomes from 39,418 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain.
Ringing in the ears
Ringing in the ears (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 115,123 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.
On Sep, 10, 2014: 36,857 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 173 people (0.47%) have Ringing In The Ears.
Time on Gabapentin when people have Ringing in the ears * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Ringing in the ears||36.84%||7.89%||10.53%||7.89%||18.42%||13.16%||5.26% |
Age of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Gabapentin * :
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.00%||5.33%||21.33%||39.33%||32.00% |
Severity of Ringing in the ears when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||65.22%||34.78%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Ringing in the ears ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (16 people, 9.25%)
- Metastases to bone (12 people, 6.94%)
- Multiple sclerosis (11 people, 6.36%)
- Multiple myeloma (11 people, 6.36%)
- Back pain (9 people, 5.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Omeprazole (41 people, 23.70%)
- Prozac (36 people, 20.81%)
- Zometa (36 people, 20.81%)
- Neurontin (35 people, 20.23%)
- Nexium (34 people, 19.65%)
* 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 months ago):
Accidentally took a second 300mg pill within 2 1/2 hrs of my original 300 mg dose and woke up about 8 hrs. Later with severe ringing in my ears.
From this study (6 months ago):
have been in the drug regime for 2+ years, tinitis has just begun in the last 3-5 weeks.
From this study (7 months ago):
I am on Remicade once a month since July 22nd of 2013. Had a great response until I hurt my low back again. Then the back pain just worked it's way right up my spine to the neck. I have had neck fusion one level...several bad discs. A knee replacement, a shoulder reconstruction etc. The numbness and tingling in my left hand and buzzing in my left ear are driving me nuts. A recent hearing exam showed I had nerve problems there as well. Don't know what to think. Had a brain MRI it showed normal. Now thinking a spinal tap in order?
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