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 Nausea . We study 3,725 people who have side effects while taking Hydroxyurea from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA and social media since 1977. Our tools are free and anonymous. 86 million people have used us. 300+ peer-reviewed medical journals have referenced our original studies. Start now >>>

Hydroxyurea

Hydroxyurea has active ingredients of hydroxyurea. It is often used in chronic myeloid leukaemia. (latest outcomes from Hydroxyurea 4,758 users)

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, drug ineffective, insomnia, memory loss (latest reports from 27,402 Tinnitus patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

3,725 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydroxyurea.
Among them, 17 people (0.46%) have Tinnitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydroxyurea cause Tinnitus?

Time on Hydroxyurea when people have Tinnitus *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 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: 60 %
  • 50-59: 30 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Tinnitus when taking Hydroxyurea **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 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%)
  • Vomiting (1 person, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ziagen (8 people, 47.06%)
  • Indinavir Sulfate (5 people, 29.41%)
  • Acyclovir (5 people, 29.41%)
  • Terbinafine Hydrochloride Cream 1% (4 people, 23.53%)
  • Lamivudine (4 people, 23.53%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Peripheral Neuropathy Nec (5 people, 29.41%)
  • Nausea (5 people, 29.41%)
  • Haematocrit Decreased (4 people, 23.53%)
  • Fatigue (4 people, 23.53%)
  • Dyspnoea (4 people, 23.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Do you have Tinnitus when taking Hydroxyurea?

Browse all side effects of Hydroxyurea

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Tinnitus

Tinnitus

Could your condition cause Tinnitus

Tinnitus

Related studies

Can you answer these questions?

More questions for: Hydroxyurea, Tinnitus

You may be interested in these reviews

More reviews for: Hydroxyurea, Tinnitus


NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.