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Review: could Paxil cause Noises or buzzing in the ears (Tinnitus)?

Summary: Noises or buzzing in the ears is found among people who take Paxil, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Paxil cr, and have Depression.

We study 68,479 people who have side effects while taking Paxil from FDA and social media. Among them, 845 have Noises or buzzing in the ears. Find out below who they are, when they have Noises or buzzing in the ears and more.

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Paxil

Paxil has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 70,301 Paxil users)

Noises or buzzing in the ears

Noises or buzzing 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 19,993 Noises or buzzing in the ears patients)

On Feb, 1, 2015: 68,466 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 840 people (1.23%) have Noises Or Buzzing In The Ears.

Trend of Noises or buzzing in the ears in Paxil reports

Time on Paxil when people have Noises or buzzing in the ears * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Noises or buzzing in the ears7.91%15.02%20.95%17.79%20.55%13.83%3.95%

Age of people who have Noises or buzzing in the ears when taking Paxil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Noises or buzzing in the ears0.14%0.56%4.08%7.75%19.58%30.00%15.92%21.97%

Severity of Noises or buzzing in the ears when taking Paxil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Noises or buzzing in the ears25.00%62.50%0.00%12.50%

How people recovered from Noises or buzzing in the ears ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Noises or buzzing in the ears0.00%25.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (221 people, 26.31%)
  2. Anxiety (87 people, 10.36%)
  3. Hypertension (37 people, 4.40%)
  4. Fluid retention (25 people, 2.98%)
  5. Pain (25 people, 2.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Paxil cr (135 people, 16.07%)
  2. Xanax (86 people, 10.24%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (78 people, 9.29%)
  4. Aspirin (69 people, 8.21%)
  5. Lipitor (60 people, 7.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Does clonazapam cause tinnitus or ringing in the ears?
    Patient fell a year ago and injured her neck and broke a bone in her arm. Has had severe pain in her neck. Getting acupuncture frequently. Recently tried to change medication from Valium to Clonazepam, and developed severe tinnitus. She said she only missed two days of Valium. She also says she has skipped days without taking valium and never had a problem. She says Clonazepam caused the tinnitus. I can't find anything that states a side effect of clonazepam is tinnitus.
  • Can xeralto and an antihistimine cause dizziness, shortness of breath, tiredness, etc.
    I also take a blood thinner, xeralto, for a-fib. I have been using a mouthwash of an antihistimine antacid mix for a day and a half.
  • Would the tinnitus abate with if i discontinue methotrexate?
    I've just begun my 4th year of Methotrexate for Rheumatoid issue, but it also alleviated my psoriasis. I am hesitant to discontinue because the benefits are great. However, the tinnitus is becoming unbearable and almost maddening. I will more likely consider talking to my doctor about changing medications if 1. The tinnitus subsides with the discontinuance of Methotrexate and if 2. Other rheumatoid medication would not have the same issues with tinnitus. Just discovered the possible connection minutes ago and am eager and hopeful. Please help. Thank you. -Celeste
  • I just started taking paxil again and after 1 st day diahrea came. how long does it last and have you taken something for the diahrea?
    I just started Paxil and Buspar on the second day started having diahrea.
    Is this common and usually how long does it last? Do you take anything for it or let it run its course.
  • Does anyone have persistent, ringing tinnitus while taking this drug? (1 answer)
    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????

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    I became ill several years ago.
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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • When i have taken paxil for 6 month i heard a whistle tone in my right ear. I have been titrating up to 50mg and i thought it was to high so my doctor told me to lower. I am down to 10 mg and my tinnitus havent been better.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Ringing started after having whopping cough for 3 months and taking several doses of Zithromax. Have ringing for about 2 months now. Taking vitamin c and zinc supplements and finding some relief.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Ringing started after having whopping cough fro 3 months and taking several doses of Zithromax. Has ringing for about 2 months now. Taking vitamin c nad zinc supplements and finding some relief.

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