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Review: could Hydroxyurea cause Tinnitus?

Summary: Tinnitus is found among people who take Hydroxyurea, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Ziagen, and have Pain.

We study 3,287 people who have side effects while taking Hydroxyurea from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Hydroxyurea

Hydroxyurea has active ingredients of hydroxyurea. It is often used in polycythemia vera. (latest outcomes from 3,377 Hydroxyurea users)

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 20,240 Tinnitus patients)

On Mar, 2, 2015: 3,287 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxyurea. Among them, 19 people (0.58%) have Tinnitus.

Trend of Tinnitus in Hydroxyurea reports

Time on Hydroxyurea when people have Tinnitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Hydroxyurea * :

FemaleMale
Tinnitus31.25%68.75%

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Hydroxyurea * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%0.00%8.33%0.00%66.67%25.00%0.00%

Severity of Tinnitus when taking Hydroxyurea ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tinnitus0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (2 people, 10.53%)
  2. Sickle cell anaemia (2 people, 10.53%)
  3. Pulmonary hypertension (2 people, 10.53%)
  4. Nausea (2 people, 10.53%)
  5. Superior vena cava syndrome (1 people, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ziagen (9 people, 47.37%)
  2. Acyclovir (7 people, 36.84%)
  3. Indinavir sulfate (6 people, 31.58%)
  4. Lamivudine (5 people, 26.32%)
  5. Adefovir dipivoxil kit (4 people, 21.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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