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Review: could Lorazepam cause Ringing in the ears (Tinnitus)?

Summary: Ringing in the ears is found among people who take Lorazepam, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Omeprazole, and have Depression.

We study 45,100 people who have side effects while taking Lorazepam from FDA and social media. Among them, 297 have Ringing in the ears. Find out below who they are, when they have Ringing in the ears and more.

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Lorazepam

Lorazepam has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 47,105 Lorazepam users)

Ringing in the ears

Ringing 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 19,923 Ringing in the ears patients)

On Jan, 14, 2015: 45,087 people reported to have side effects when taking Lorazepam. Among them, 292 people (0.65%) have Ringing In The Ears.

Trend of Ringing in the ears in Lorazepam reports

Time on Lorazepam when people have Ringing in the ears * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ringing in the ears2.44%60.98%4.88%14.63%7.32%4.88%4.88%

Gender of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Lorazepam * :

FemaleMale
Ringing in the ears56.59%43.41%

Age of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Lorazepam * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ringing in the ears0.00%0.00%0.41%3.32%17.43%18.67%17.01%43.15%

Severity of Ringing in the ears when taking Lorazepam ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ringing in the ears15.38%46.15%38.46%0.00%

How people recovered from Ringing in the ears ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Ringing in the ears11.11%11.11%77.78%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (59 people, 20.21%)
  2. Anxiety (45 people, 15.41%)
  3. Hypertension (38 people, 13.01%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (31 people, 10.62%)
  5. Neck pain (23 people, 7.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (74 people, 25.34%)
  2. Clonazepam (54 people, 18.49%)
  3. Zometa (53 people, 18.15%)
  4. Paroxetine hcl (43 people, 14.73%)
  5. Diazepam (42 people, 14.38%)

* 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????
  • I amwondering if i have myathesia gravis (1 answer)
    I am thinking that after a long bout of going nowhere with Drs. That I might have Myathesia Gravis. My Grandmother had it and I am thinking that my brother had it when he was born.He failed to thrive at first as he was unable to suck very well. He did make it though with a forced feeding of milk and bananas. He was sickly all his life though and recently died of cancer. I noticed that my eye is drooping on the left side. I have periods of extream fatigue, my left arm is tingly and I can't seem to feed myself without changing to my right hand. I have spinal stenosis and severe pain in my hip area but my right big toe seems to be tingly from time to time. I also have a swallow problem that causes me to choke or throw up the food or drink. Pills stay part way down a lot. My G.I. guy wants to strech my esophegus. I tend to eat soft foods and stay away from steak or anything chewy. I have congestive heart failure, sudden cardiac death, syncope all of which I greatfully managed to survive. I have fibromyalgia, and some nodules on my chest wall ( i forget what that is called) I have had 5 or 6 bouts with Costochrondritus which was way worse than actually having my heart stop. Costo hurts like a beech! I am frequently short of breath, exercize intolerant and have trouble holding my water.I have good dsys and bad days. Also my left hand and the base of my scalp goes all numb and tingly sometimes. There is also a terrible electric shock type feeling in my mid back area that makes me completely stop in my tracks and feel like I have been hit with a 350 lb pro football player. I have been hypokalimic after taking water pills (Ferosimide) i have taken prendisone for the Chosto and feel better immediatly, but I have mental reactions to too much Prendisone. I am very allergic to NSAID'S and pennicillian. Anyone got any ideas that the Drs have maybe not thought of... I would sure like to get better and go dance but the last time I danced I lasted 3 minutes before I had to fall into a chair.
  • What can i take for a headache when i am on lexapro (1 answer)
    lexapro started only a week ago, feel tightness in jaw and headache, sleeplessness, not sure if lexapro is good for me if i cannot ever take an aspirin or tylenol for sleep.
  • How do i change the drugs listed for me?
    sleep disorders, disorientation, trouble concentrating
  • 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 became ill several years ago.
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