Review: could Sotalol Hydrochloride cause Tinnitus?


Tinnitus is found among people who take Sotalol Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood cholesterol and triglycerides . We study 1,951 people who have side effects while taking Sotalol hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Sotalol Hydrochloride

Sotalol hydrochloride has active ingredients of sotalol hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Sotalol hydrochloride 2,172 users)


Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with heart rate increased, rashes, insomnia, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 22,026 Tinnitus patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

1,951 people reported to have side effects when taking Sotalol Hydrochloride.
Among them, 9 people (0.46%) have Tinnitus

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sotalol hydrochloride cause Tinnitus?

Time on Sotalol Hydrochloride when people have Tinnitus *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Sotalol Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 44.44 %
  • male: 55.56 %

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Sotalol Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 85.71 %

Severity if Tinnitus when taking Sotalol Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 25 %
  • moderate: 25 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 25 %

How people recovered from Tinnitus **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Insulin Resistant Diabetes (3 people)
  • Hypothyroidism (3 people)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (3 people)
  • High Blood Pressure (3 people)
  • High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (5 people)
  • Norvasc (4 people)
  • Estradiol (4 people)
  • Vitamin D (3 people)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (3 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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