Review: could Metformin hydrochloride cause Ringing in the ears (Tinnitus)?
Summary: Ringing in the ears is found among people who take Metformin hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Diabetes.
We study 12,773 people who have side effects while taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 30 have Ringing in the ears. Find out below who they are, when they have Ringing in the ears and more.
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Metformin hydrochloride has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 14,614 Metformin hydrochloride 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 20,038 Ringing in the ears patients)
On Apr, 13, 2015: 12,773 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride. Among them, 30 people (0.23%) have Ringing In The Ears.
Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Ringing in the ears * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||12.50%||0.00%||25.00%||18.75%||37.50%||6.25% |
Gender of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Ringing in the ears||29.03%||70.97% |
Age of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Metformin hydrochloride * :
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.23%||9.68%||38.71%||48.39% |
Severity of Ringing in the ears when taking Metformin hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Ringing in the ears||14.29%||71.43%||14.29%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Ringing in the ears ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (13 people, 43.33%)
- Hypertension (9 people, 30.00%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (5 people, 16.67%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (3 people, 10.00%)
- Hyperchlorhydria (3 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (7 people, 23.33%)
- Actos (5 people, 16.67%)
- Lexapro (5 people, 16.67%)
- Digoxin (5 people, 16.67%)
- Coreg (5 people, 16.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Lotrel for a 52-year old woman with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Tinnitus
- A study of drug interactions between Lipitor, Metformin for a 63-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol, Diabetes. The patient has Blood Urine
- A study of drug interactions between Norvasc, Multivitamin, Horse Chestnut, Omega 3, Saw Palmetto, Metformin, Aspirin, Atenolol, Glimepiride, Hydrochlorothiazide, Fosinopril Sodium for a 71-year old man with High Blood Pressure, Deficiency, Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - Legs, Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Ischaemic Heart Disease. The patient has Peripheral Artery Disease, Coronary Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, High Blood Sugar
- A study of drug interactions between Sitagliptin Phosphate, Omeprazole, Prednisolone, Levothyroxine Sodium, Metformin for a 68-year old woman with Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent, Gallstones, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Hypothyroidism, Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent. The patient has Itching
- A study of drug interactions between Lisinopril, Amlodipine Besylate for a 68-year old woman with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Depersonalisation, Dizziness, Tinnitus
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- Comparions of Omeprazole, Metformin, Losartan, Carvedilol, Atorvastatin Calcium for a 61-year old man who has Mood Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition
- Comparions of Benazepril Hydrochloride, Metformin for a 58-year old woman who has Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent
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