Review: could Nortriptyline cause Ringing in the ears?
Summary: Ringing in the ears could be caused by Nortriptyline, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Fish oil, and have Pain management.
We study 922 people who have side effects while taking Nortriptyline from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Ringing in the ears. Find out below who they are, when they have Ringing in the ears and more.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 863 people reported to have side effects when taking Nortriptyline hydrochloride. Among them, 8 people (0.93%) have Ringing In The Ears. They amount to 0.01% of all the 112,993 people who have Ringing In The Ears on eHealthMe.
Time on Nortriptyline 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||25.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Nortriptyline hydrochloride * :
|Ringing in the ears||50.00%||50.00% |
Age of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Nortriptyline hydrochloride * :
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||28.57%||42.86%||28.57% |
Severity of Ringing in the ears when taking Nortriptyline hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Ringing in the ears||0.00%||0.00%||60.00%||40.00% |
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 * :
- Pain management (2 people, 25.00%)
- High blood cholesterol (1 people, 12.50%)
- Cancer - breast (1 people, 12.50%)
- Neuropathy (1 people, 12.50%)
- Indigestion (1 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fish oil (1 people, 12.50%)
- Coenzyme q10 (1 people, 12.50%)
- Tamoxifen citrate (1 people, 12.50%)
- Teva (1 people, 12.50%)
- Oxycontin (1 people, 12.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 year ago):
Tinnitus in left ear and stuffed feeling in right ear, been taking Pamelor for 2 weeks.
From this study (2 years ago):
I started taking this medication this past July/2012. The ringing/buzzing started within this past month. I went from 25mg to 50mg at bedtime. The pain clinic that is treating me for Complex regional pain syndrome prescribed it for the pain.
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