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Review: could Lutein cause Tinnitus?

Summary: Tinnitus could be caused by Lutein, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide, and have Diabetes insipidus.

We study 792 people who have side effects while taking Lutein from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Lutein

Lutein (latest outcomes from 837 users) has active ingredients of lutein. It is often used in macular degeneration, eye degenerative disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Lutein include fatigue, fall, nausea, weakness, back pain.

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 113,040 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 792 people reported to have side effects when taking Lutein. Among them, 1 people (0.13%) has Tinnitus. They amount to 0.00% of all the 113,005 people who have Tinnitus on eHealthMe.

Trend of Tinnitus in Lutein reports

Time on Lutein when people have Tinnitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Lutein * :

FemaleMale
Tinnitus100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Lutein * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Tinnitus when taking Lutein ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes insipidus (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. High blood pressure (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Joint pain (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril and hydrochlorothiazide (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Metformin (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate and msm (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Multivitamin (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Zeaxanthin (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Tinnitis started after I started lutein with zeaxthan, and Metformin. Did not have it while I only took Lutein.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Tinnitis started after I started lutein with zeaxthan, and Metformin. Did not have it while I only took Lutein.

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