Metformin hydrochloride and Tinnitus - from FDA reports


Summary

Tinnitus is found among people who take Metformin hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Tinnitus with Metformin hydrochloride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,881 people who have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 21, 2017

16,881 people reported to have side effects when taking Metformin hydrochloride.
Among them, 35 people (0.21%) have Tinnitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metformin hydrochloride cause Tinnitus?

Time on Metformin hydrochloride when people have Tinnitus *:

  • < 1 month: 25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Metformin hydrochloride *:

  • female: 51.52 %
  • male: 48.48 %

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Metformin hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 35.71 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (7 people, 20.00%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (4 people, 11.43%)
  • Hyperchlorhydria (3 people, 8.57%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (3 people, 8.57%)
  • Arrhythmias (3 people, 8.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (6 people, 17.14%)
  • Lipitor (5 people, 14.29%)
  • Omeprazole (4 people, 11.43%)
  • Lisinopril (4 people, 11.43%)
  • Actos (4 people, 11.43%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (8 people, 22.86%)
  • Dizziness (8 people, 22.86%)
  • Diarrhea (8 people, 22.86%)
  • Nausea (7 people, 20.00%)
  • Fatigue (6 people, 17.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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