Lariam and Tinnitus - from FDA reports


Summary

Tinnitus is found among people who take Lariam, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ambien, and have Preventive health care. This review analyzes which people have Tinnitus with Lariam. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,017 people who have side effects when taking Lariam from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

3,017 people reported to have side effects when taking Lariam.
Among them, 213 people (7.06%) have Tinnitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lariam cause Tinnitus?

Time on Lariam when people have Tinnitus *:

  • < 1 month: 26.72 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 55.73 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.98 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.53 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.76 %

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Lariam *:

  • female: 28.99 %
  • male: 71.01 %

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Lariam *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.76 %
  • 20-29: 8.9 %
  • 30-39: 32.46 %
  • 40-49: 35.08 %
  • 50-59: 7.85 %
  • 60+: 9.95 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Preventive Health Care (20 people, 9.39%)
  • Respiratory Disorder (17 people, 7.98%)
  • Vestibular Disorder (16 people, 7.51%)
  • Enteritis Infectious (16 people, 7.51%)
  • Epididymitis (3 people, 1.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Valium (16 people, 7.51%)
  • Imodium (16 people, 7.51%)
  • Biaxin (16 people, 7.51%)
  • Antivert (16 people, 7.51%)
  • Ambien (16 people, 7.51%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (103 people, 48.36%)
  • Fatigue (94 people, 44.13%)
  • Nausea (91 people, 42.72%)
  • Dizziness (90 people, 42.25%)
  • Memory Loss (87 people, 40.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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