Could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Tinnitus - from FDA reports


Summary

Tinnitus is found among people who take Hydrochlorothiazide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lipitor, and have High blood pressure . We study 68,533 people who have side effects while taking Hydrochlorothiazide from FDA. Among them, 458 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Hydrochlorothiazide

Hydrochlorothiazide has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Hydrochlorothiazide 88,936 users)

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 28,204 Tinnitus patients).

On Nov, 25, 2016

68,533 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrochlorothiazide.
Among them, 458 people (0.67%) have Tinnitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydrochlorothiazide cause Tinnitus?

Time on Hydrochlorothiazide when people have Tinnitus *:

  • < 1 month: 15.62 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 21.88 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.12 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.38 %
  • 10+ years: 6.25 %

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • female: 62.2 %
  • male: 37.8 %

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Hydrochlorothiazide *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.27 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.09 %
  • 40-49: 14.99 %
  • 50-59: 26.98 %
  • 60+: 53.68 %

Severity of Tinnitus **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 29.63 %
  • most severe: 3.7 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (88 people, 19.21%)
  • Aspirin (86 people, 18.78%)
  • Zometa (84 people, 18.34%)
  • Lisinopril (67 people, 14.63%)
  • Paxil (63 people, 13.76%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Hydrochlorothiazide, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Cholesterol (69 people, 15.07%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (43 people, 9.39%)
  • Depression (33 people, 7.21%)
  • Fluid Retention (32 people, 6.99%)
  • Joint Pain (30 people, 6.55%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Dizziness (153 people, 33.41%)
  • Chest Pain (119 people, 25.98%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (112 people, 24.45%)
  • High Blood Pressure (105 people, 22.93%)
  • Fatigue (104 people, 22.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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