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Review: could Pepcid ac cause Noises or buzzing in the ears?

Summary: Noises or buzzing in the ears could be caused by Pepcid ac, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take All other medication, and have Dyspepsia.

We study 3,160 people who have side effects while taking Pepcid ac from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 have Noises or buzzing in the ears. Find out below who they are, when they have Noises or buzzing in the ears and more.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 3,160 people reported to have side effects when taking Pepcid ac. Among them, 27 people (0.85%) have Noises Or Buzzing In The Ears. They amount to 0.02% of all the 112,849 people who have Noises Or Buzzing In The Ears on eHealthMe.

Trend of Noises or buzzing in the ears in Pepcid ac reports

Time on Pepcid ac 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 ears100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Noises or buzzing in the ears when taking Pepcid ac * :

FemaleMale
Noises or buzzing in the ears79.41%20.59%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Noises or buzzing in the ears0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.71%17.86%25.00%46.43%

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

n/a

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

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dyspepsia (9 people, 33.33%)
  2. Hypertension (6 people, 22.22%)
  3. Back pain (5 people, 18.52%)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (5 people, 18.52%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 7.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. All other medication (6 people, 22.22%)
  2. Klonopin (6 people, 22.22%)
  3. Glimepiride (5 people, 18.52%)
  4. Magnesium oxide (5 people, 18.52%)
  5. Trazodone hcl (5 people, 18.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I take a 325 mg aspiran every dayy

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  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • started taking this drug in Dec 2011 for weight loss for 24 days and during that time developed pulsatile tinnitus which has continued 24/7 for the last 27 months - have seen ENTs, neurologists, gp, chiropractor, acupuncturist to try to cure the condition. I've had MRIs and MRAs of the head and brain, carotid artery as well as a lumbar puncture to see if it might be a build up on spinal fluid - all tests came back with good results. Is phentermine hydrochloride the cause of my pulsatile tinnitus? is there a medication that can reverse the symtoms?

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  • From this study (7 days ago):

  • I took 50mg Arthrotec for 4.5 months and only took three per day and only three days a week. I first noticed my vision was getting blurred plus I had a ringing in my left ear and the right ear sometime would go into a hollow state whereby it sounded like I was breathing through my ear. Also my groin area got totally inflamed and took three months to clear up after I stopped taking Arthrotec. The drug was very effective for my hip pain but now that I have had my hip replaced and doing well I am stuck with this DAM tinnitus in my ear for the rest of my life. In hind sight I will never take another drug for any condition that can be corrected by surgery or otherwise. The risk for side affects is too great!

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