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Review: could Vancomycin hydrochloride cause Tinnitus?

Summary: Tinnitus is found among people who take Vancomycin hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Insulin, and have Clostridial infection.

We study 2,339 people who have side effects while taking Vancomycin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Vancomycin hydrochloride

Vancomycin hydrochloride has active ingredients of vancomycin hydrochloride. It is often used in mrsa infection. (latest outcomes from 2,408 Vancomycin hydrochloride 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 Feb, 7, 2015: 2,337 people reported to have side effects when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride. Among them, 8 people (0.34%) have Tinnitus.

Trend of Tinnitus in Vancomycin hydrochloride reports

Time on Vancomycin hydrochloride when people have Tinnitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tinnitus50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Tinnitus53.85%46.15%

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tinnitus0.00%30.77%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.69%0.00%61.54%

Severity of Tinnitus when taking Vancomycin hydrochloride ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Clostridial infection (4 people, 50.00%)
  2. Pneumonia staphylococcal (1 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Insulin (5 people, 62.50%)
  2. Loratadine (5 people, 62.50%)
  3. Bactrim (5 people, 62.50%)
  4. Solu-medrol (4 people, 50.00%)
  5. Leucovorin calcium (4 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    Patient fell a year ago and injured her neck and broke a bone in her arm. Has had severe pain in her neck. Getting acupuncture frequently. Recently tried to change medication from Valium to Clonazepam, and developed severe tinnitus. She said she only missed two days of Valium. She also says she has skipped days without taking valium and never had a problem. She says Clonazepam caused the tinnitus. I can't find anything that states a side effect of clonazepam is tinnitus.
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  • Would the tinnitus abate with if i discontinue methotrexate?
    I've just begun my 4th year of Methotrexate for Rheumatoid issue, but it also alleviated my psoriasis. I am hesitant to discontinue because the benefits are great. However, the tinnitus is becoming unbearable and almost maddening. I will more likely consider talking to my doctor about changing medications if 1. The tinnitus subsides with the discontinuance of Methotrexate and if 2. Other rheumatoid medication would not have the same issues with tinnitus. Just discovered the possible connection minutes ago and am eager and hopeful. Please help. Thank you. -Celeste
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    I was prescribed Atenolol years ago for tachycardia. I took it for many years with little to no side effects, aside from tiredness. I began having PVCs and later was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. My doctor put me on 5 mg. Bystolic and the tinnitus started. I took it about 1 year. My BP wasn't ideal, so he upped it to mg. and the ringing worsened. It's much louder. The report says this drug isn't ototoxic, but I never had tinnitus before taking it. Anyone else????
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    My moods, have been up and down, since I just came down with a bladder infection two weeks before my fecal transplant and it took them a week to give me the antibiotics. They gave me bacteria, and all of the sudden on the 4th day my knees hurt, my upper thighs. I do wonder what is wrong. I have always been a very compliant do not complain patient but gosh, I feel like I am going to die from .
    I do not know how I can continue to work?

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  • I have had C-diff since 9/3 2014. I am on my 5th reoccurrence of it, and I took flagyl twice and vancomyacin with the secondary medication. no relief. Ended in the hospital with dehydration, lack of potassium and felt horrible.
    My moods, have been up and down, since I just came down with a bladder infection two weeks before my fecal transplant and it took them a week to give me the antibiotics. They gave me bacteria, and all of the sudden on the 4th day my knees hurt, my upper thighs. I do wonder what is wrong. I have always been a very compliant do not complain patient but gosh, I feel like I am going to die.
    I do not know how I can continue to work?

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