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Review: could Solu-medrol cause Ear infection (Otitis)?

Summary: Ear infection is found among people who take Solu-medrol, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, also take medication Ritalin, and have Optic nerve injury.

We study 14,753 people who have side effects while taking Solu-medrol from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Ear infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Ear infection and more.

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Solu-medrol

Solu-medrol has active ingredients of methylprednisolone sodium succinate. It is often used in multiple sclerosis. (latest outcomes from 14,807 Solu-medrol users)

Ear infection

Ear infection (ear infection) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, psoriasis, depression. (latest reports from 7,425 Ear infection patients)

On Jan, 25, 2015: 14,753 people reported to have side effects when taking Solu-medrol. Among them, 13 people (0.09%) have Ear Infection.

Trend of Ear infection in Solu-medrol reports

Time on Solu-medrol when people have Ear infection * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Ear infection when taking Solu-medrol * :

FemaleMale
Ear infection30.77%69.23%

Age of people who have Ear infection when taking Solu-medrol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ear infection0.00%30.77%7.69%0.00%0.00%7.69%46.15%7.69%

Severity of Ear infection when taking Solu-medrol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Ear infection ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Optic nerve injury (2 people, 15.38%)
  2. Multiple sclerosis (2 people, 15.38%)
  3. Otitis externa (1 people, 7.69%)
  4. Streptococcal infection (1 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ritalin (5 people, 38.46%)
  2. Albuterol sulfate (5 people, 38.46%)
  3. Proventil (5 people, 38.46%)
  4. Augmentin '125' (4 people, 30.77%)
  5. Dextrostat (4 people, 30.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • When will fluid in ear from ear infection go away? (1 answer)
    Twelve days ago I my left ear suddenly started hurting, and stared to sound like my ear was under water. Pain, and pressure in both ears continued to get worse for 8 days before I saw a doctor who diagnosed infection in both ears and prescribed me amoxicillin, 500mg 3x a day.

    I have taken the antibiotic on time every time for 4 full days and pain and pressure have only decreased a small amount and my hearing has not returned to normal, and seems to be affecting both ears although only the left sounds under water.

    When might the fluid finally drain and my hearing return to normal? Or, when should I contact my doctor about symptoms barely improving? I have never had such a slow reaction to antibiotics, but I have also never had an ear infection even as a child.

    I did try a couple home remedies to drain or dry the fluid days ago. Sweet oil just temporarily added pressure and an alcohol/vinegar mix just caused more discomfort. I am starting to become concerned about permanent damage to my hearing since the problem started almost 2 weeks ago.
  • I have recurring episodes of ear infections, ulcers in my nose and 'humming' in my eyes.
    All three conditions occur together and repeat every few weeks. I have had the symptoms treated individually with ointment for my nasal cavity and ear drops. Because the symptoms recur I" am concerned that maybe it's viral. This has been going on for a couple of years and I'm sick of it. My eyes 'hum' which draws blank stares from medical professionals I have spoken to. When they 'hum' I tightly blink my eyes - involuntarily. I have recently started using a Positive pressure sleep apnoea machine and the airflow triggers the humming. The staff at the sleep centre where I bought the sleep apnoea machine said that the triggering of the eyes humming is caused by fluid in my sinuses. I need to know what these three symptoms occuring together means, and how to treat the cause rather than the individual symptoms. My ENT

    said that if I stop 'picking' the ulcer then it would clear up and ignored the symptoms as a whole! I need help
  • My mother is 86yrs old and prescribed with nifedipine 30mg once a day and
    She just got tooth infection and also has essential hypertension

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