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Review: could Sertraline cause Tinnitus?

Summary: Tinnitus is found among people who take Sertraline, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Sertraline hydrochloride, and have Depression.

We study 24,641 people who have side effects while taking Sertraline from FDA and social media. Among them, 128 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Sertraline

Sertraline has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 26,510 Sertraline users)

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (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 20,240 Tinnitus patients)

On Mar, 3, 2015: 24,641 people reported to have side effects when taking Sertraline. Among them, 128 people (0.52%) have Tinnitus.

Trend of Tinnitus in Sertraline reports

Time on Sertraline when people have Tinnitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tinnitus50.00%21.05%5.26%13.16%7.89%0.00%2.63%

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Sertraline * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tinnitus0.00%0.85%9.32%5.08%14.41%32.20%21.19%16.95%

Severity of Tinnitus when taking Sertraline ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tinnitus5.88%47.06%29.41%17.65%

How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tinnitus0.00%16.67%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (50 people, 39.06%)
  2. Anxiety (18 people, 14.06%)
  3. Asperger's disorder (8 people, 6.25%)
  4. Osteoporosis (7 people, 5.47%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (6 people, 4.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Sertraline hydrochloride (54 people, 42.19%)
  2. Sertraline hcl (42 people, 32.81%)
  3. Omeprazole (13 people, 10.16%)
  4. Levothyroxine sodium (13 people, 10.16%)
  5. Furosemide (12 people, 9.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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