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

Summary: Ringing in the ears is found among people who take Meclizine, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Amoxicillin, and have Sinusitis - chronic.

We study 5,364 people who have side effects while taking Meclizine from FDA and social media. Among them, 82 have Ringing in the ears. Find out below who they are, when they have Ringing in the ears and more.

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Meclizine

Meclizine has active ingredients of meclizine hydrochloride. It is often used in dizziness. (latest outcomes from 5,833 Meclizine 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, 26, 2015: 5,363 people reported to have side effects when taking Meclizine. Among them, 82 people (1.53%) have Ringing In The Ears.

Trend of Ringing in the ears in Meclizine reports

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

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ringing in the ears100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Ringing in the ears45.78%54.22%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ringing in the ears0.00%0.00%0.00%21.43%0.00%24.29%15.71%38.57%

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

n/a

How people recovered from Ringing in the ears ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Chronic sinusitis (12 people, 14.63%)
  2. Vertigo (11 people, 13.41%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (8 people, 9.76%)
  4. Depression (6 people, 7.32%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (6 people, 7.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Amoxicillin (22 people, 26.83%)
  2. Clonazepam (21 people, 25.61%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (20 people, 24.39%)
  4. Aspirin (18 people, 21.95%)
  5. Paxil (17 people, 20.73%)

* 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????
  • 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.
  • 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?
  • Can meclizine cause insomnia once and sleepiness the next time
    I took Meclizine one night (as advised by pharmacist; she said it causes drowsiness), after experiencing my first attack of vertigo. It kept me awake almost all night. A couple weeks later, as I was getting ready for a special school event for my daughter, I thought another vertigo attack was coming on. Since the Meclizine didn't make me sleepy the first time but instead had the opposite effect, I thought it would be ok to take it (this was an evening event with a meal). After eating, I began to get very sleepy and my face almost fell in my plate.
  • Nimotop for curing tinnitus?
    i have tinnitus and the doctor is giving me nimotop 30 mg is this good?

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