Review: could Gabapentin cause Ringing in the ears?
Summary: Ringing in the ears could be caused by Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Omeprazole, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease.
We study 36,656 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 170 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 39,166 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 113,006 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 36,743 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 170 people (0.46%) have Ringing In The Ears. They amount to 0.15% of all the 112,991 people who have Ringing In The Ears on eHealthMe.
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||38.89%||5.56%||11.11%||8.33%||19.44%||11.11%||5.56% |
Age of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Gabapentin * :
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.04%||4.76%||20.41%||40.14%||32.65% |
Severity of Ringing in the ears when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||70.00%||30.00%||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, 9.41%)
- Metastases to bone (12 people, 7.06%)
- Multiple sclerosis (11 people, 6.47%)
- Multiple myeloma (11 people, 6.47%)
- Neuralgia (8 people, 4.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Omeprazole (40 people, 23.53%)
- Zometa (36 people, 21.18%)
- Prozac (36 people, 21.18%)
- Neurontin (35 people, 20.59%)
- Nexium (34 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Gabapentin (gabapentin) is often used for pain. Find out below the conditions Gabapentin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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have been in the drug regime for 2+ years, tinitis has just begun in the last 3-5 weeks.
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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?
From this study (6 months ago):
Progressive bilat hearing loss r ear worse onset 1-1&1/2 year ms x5 years
Fell 1/2013 loc concussion tinnitus started sounds like " buzzing heat bugs" non stop could hear over my last mri drives me nuts told may never go away need hearing aids per ent& audiologist do not have $6,000 to buy them saw on internet will these do? Obviously i will research reputable generic brand but is this all ms messing w/ my auditory nerves & can hearing aids really help this is there someone else i should see besides pcp,neurologist,ent md, audiologist
None of these really know if it will work or not
Thanks for your time& help
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