Review: could Ibuprofen cause Noises or buzzing in the ears (Tinnitus)?
Summary: Noises or buzzing in the ears is found among people who take Ibuprofen, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression.
We study 58,005 people who have side effects while taking Ibuprofen from FDA and social media. Among them, 338 have Noises or buzzing in the ears. Find out below who they are, when they have Noises or buzzing in the ears and more.
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Ibuprofen has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 61,621 Ibuprofen users)
Noises or buzzing in the ears
Noises or buzzing in the ears (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 19,925 Noises or buzzing in the ears patients)
On Jan, 11, 2015: 57,989 people reported to have side effects when taking Ibuprofen. Among them, 335 people (0.58%) have Noises Or Buzzing In The Ears.
Time on Ibuprofen when people have Noises or buzzing in the ears * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Noises or buzzing in the ears||22.58%||29.03%||0.00%||6.45%||9.68%||9.68%||22.58% |
Gender of people who have Noises or buzzing in the ears when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Noises or buzzing in the ears||63.55%||36.45% |
Age of people who have Noises or buzzing in the ears when taking Ibuprofen * :
|Noises or buzzing in the ears||0.00%||0.00%||7.17%||6.48%||11.95%||23.55%||26.28%||24.57% |
Severity of Noises or buzzing in the ears when taking Ibuprofen ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Noises or buzzing in the ears||14.29%||50.00%||28.57%||7.14% |
How people recovered from Noises or buzzing in the ears ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Noises or buzzing in the ears||0.00%||11.11%||88.89% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (19 people, 5.67%)
- Pain (18 people, 5.37%)
- Back pain (16 people, 4.78%)
- Constipation (13 people, 3.88%)
- Anxiety (13 people, 3.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (75 people, 22.39%)
- Zometa (43 people, 12.84%)
- Vicodin (35 people, 10.45%)
- Zofran (33 people, 9.85%)
- Acetaminophen (32 people, 9.55%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Does anyone have persistent, ringing tinnitus while taking this drug?
I was prescribed Atenolol years ago for tachycardia. I took it for many years with little to no side effects, aside from tiredness. I began having PVCs and later was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. My doctor put me on 5 mg. Bystolic and the tinnitus started. I took it about 1 year. My BP wasn't ideal, so he upped it to mg. and the ringing worsened. It's much louder. The report says this drug isn't ototoxic, but I never had tinnitus before taking it. Anyone else????
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I am experiencing acute, debilitating pain due to the Chikungunya virus, which has reintroduced all of the previous painful symptoms I have,ongoing and in the past, from Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, tendonitis and severe headaches. It's in its 38th day and I am basically crippled from neck to feet. Have to sleep propped up as arms throb with pain when horizontal. The only thing that has subdued the pain slightly are Oxycocet and Ibuprofen, but the pain never goes away. My hands and feet are so inflammed it's difficult to perform even the smallest tasks of personal hygiene and housekeeping. I have difficulty controlling my bladder and often don't make it to the washroom in time. Just started on Demerol today so will no longer take the Oxycocet, but am concerned of the interactions with Demerol, Hydroxychloroquine and Tramadol Hydrochloride extended release tablets that I take daily for the Fibromyalgia and Arthritis. I have dealt with a great deal of pain through the years, but I now have the pain of every serious illness I have had in my lifetime, all at the same time. I honestly didn't think a person could deal with this much pain at once. I have tried and am still taking several vitamins and herbal supplements as well as drinking tons of water and eating really well. Lots of berries, dark vegetables, apples, yogurt and minimal meat. Taking turmeric, papaya leaf, ginger, cinnamon and boswellia for the inflammation. Taking minimal wheat products, sugar and no alcohol. Also, drinking green, fennel and nettle tea daily. I know this is a lot of information, but I really need help and wonder if anyone has any suggestions! Thanking you in advance!!!
- I have ringing in the ears. is there anyway of getting rid of it? (1 answer)
I feel this tinnitus was induced from my taking the norgesic forte, that I no longer take for tension headaches. But I do take over the counter aspirin. Can the tinnitus ever go away?
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I have bulging disc pain that I use Ibuprofen for. I can be pain free for weeks/months and take nothing. When I have a flair up I can take up to 8x200mg per day. I have heard this may affect my RP. Can you advise?
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