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Review: could Simvastatin cause Ringing in the ears (Tinnitus)?

Summary: Ringing in the ears is found among people who take Simvastatin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 77,462 people who have side effects while taking Simvastatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 325 have Ringing in the ears. Find out below who they are, when they have Ringing in the ears and more.

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Simvastatin

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,798 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Trend of simvastatin reports

Ringing in the ears

Ringing In The Ears (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 115,576 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.

Trend of Ringing in the ears reports

On Nov, 12, 2014: 77,438 people reported to have side effects when taking Simvastatin. Among them, 325 people (0.42%) have Ringing In The Ears.

Trend of Ringing in the ears in Simvastatin reports

Time on Simvastatin when people have Ringing in the ears * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ringing in the ears15.91%11.36%13.64%15.91%29.55%13.64%0.00%

Age of people who have Ringing in the ears when taking Simvastatin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ringing in the ears0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.75%7.14%27.07%65.04%

Severity of Ringing in the ears when taking Simvastatin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ringing in the ears6.90%55.17%37.93%0.00%

How people recovered from Ringing in the ears ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Ringing in the ears0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (67 people, 20.62%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (46 people, 14.15%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (31 people, 9.54%)
  4. Blood cholesterol (27 people, 8.31%)
  5. Depression (25 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (81 people, 24.92%)
  2. Zometa (59 people, 18.15%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (54 people, 16.62%)
  4. Protonix (49 people, 15.08%)
  5. Celebrex (49 people, 15.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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