Could Hydroxyurea cause Tinnitus - from FDA reports
Tinnitus is found among people who take Hydroxyurea, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ziagen, and have Nausea . We study 4,779 people who have side effects while taking Hydroxyurea from FDA. Among them, 17 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.
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Hydroxyurea has active ingredients of hydroxyurea. It is often used in polycythemia vera. (latest outcomes from Hydroxyurea 4,967 users)
Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis (latest reports from 28,237 Tinnitus patients).
On Dec, 29, 2016
4,779 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxyurea.
Among them, 17 people (0.36%) have Tinnitus
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Hydroxyurea when people have Tinnitus *:
- < 1 month: 100 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Hydroxyurea *:
- female: 40 %
- male: 60 %
Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Hydroxyurea *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 10 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 50 %
- 50-59: 40 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Sickle Cell Anaemia (2 people, 11.76%)
- Pulmonary Hypertension (2 people, 11.76%)
- Pain (2 people, 11.76%)
- Nausea (2 people, 11.76%)
- Myeloid Leukaemia (1 person, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ziagen (8 people, 47.06%)
- Acyclovir (5 people, 29.41%)
- Lamivudine (4 people, 23.53%)
- Combivir (4 people, 23.53%)
- Didanosine (3 people, 17.65%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (5 people, 29.41%)
- Weakness (4 people, 23.53%)
- Haematocrit Decreased (4 people, 23.53%)
- Fever (4 people, 23.53%)
- Fatigue (4 people, 23.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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