Review: could Paxil cause Noises or buzzing in the ears?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 68,191 people who take Paxil. Among them, 844 have Noises or buzzing in the ears. See who they are, when they have Noises or buzzing in the ears and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Paxil (latest outcomes from 70,148 users) has active ingredients of paroxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Paxil include nausea, nausea aggravated, stress and anxiety, dizziness, anxiety aggravated.
Noises or buzzing in the ears
Noises or buzzing in the ears (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 110,379 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, stress and anxiety.
On Mar, 10, 2014: 68,191 people reported to have side effects when taking Paxil. Among them, 839 people (1.23%) have Noises Or Buzzing In The Ears. They amount to 0.76% of all the 110,379 people who have Noises Or Buzzing In The Ears.
Time on Paxil when people have Noises or buzzing in the ears * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Noises or buzzing in the ears||7.94%||15.08%||20.63%||17.86%||20.63%||13.89%||3.97% |
Age of people who have Noises or buzzing in the ears when taking Paxil * :
|Noises or buzzing in the ears||0.14%||0.56%||4.09%||7.76%||19.61%||29.90%||15.94%||22.00% |
Severity of Noises or buzzing in the ears when taking Paxil ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Noises or buzzing in the ears||28.57%||57.14%||0.00%||14.29% |
How people recovered from Noises or buzzing in the ears ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Noises or buzzing in the ears||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (221 people, 26.34%)
- Anxiety (87 people, 10.37%)
- Hypertension (37 people, 4.41%)
- Fluid retention (25 people, 2.98%)
- Pain (25 people, 2.98%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Paxil cr (135 people, 16.09%)
- Xanax (86 people, 10.25%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (78 people, 9.30%)
- Aspirin (69 people, 8.22%)
- Lipitor (60 people, 7.15%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (5 months 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.
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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.
From this study (5 months ago):
Substituted nighttime .5mg Klonopin dose with 50mg Trazodone 4 months ago - Ringing started 3 weeks later. Increasing Paxil dosage at that time from 30 mg to 40 then 50 made ringing much worse
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