Vitamin c and Tinnitus - from FDA reports


Tinnitus is found among people who take Vitamin c, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Vitamin D, and have Depression. This review analyzes which people have Tinnitus with Vitamin c. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,796 people who have side effects when taking Vitamin c from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 11, 2017

21,796 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin C.
Among them, 134 people (0.61%) have Tinnitus

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vitamin c cause Tinnitus?

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Vitamin C *:

  • female: 66.41 %
  • male: 33.59 %

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Vitamin C *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.57 %
  • 20-29: 4.46 %
  • 30-39: 4.46 %
  • 40-49: 15.18 %
  • 50-59: 22.32 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (12 people, 8.96%)
  • High Blood Pressure (11 people, 8.21%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (8 people, 5.97%)
  • Pain (8 people, 5.97%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (8 people, 5.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (48 people, 35.82%)
  • Fish Oil (30 people, 22.39%)
  • Vitamin E (27 people, 20.15%)
  • Magnesium (25 people, 18.66%)
  • Vitamin B12 (21 people, 15.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (36 people, 26.87%)
  • Dizziness (35 people, 26.12%)
  • Joint Pain (29 people, 21.64%)
  • Fatigue (29 people, 21.64%)
  • Nausea (28 people, 20.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Tinnitus when taking Vitamin c?

Vitamin C

Vitamin c has active ingredients of l-ascorbic acid. It is often used in vitamin supplementation. (latest outcomes from Vitamin c 22,932 users)


Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 29,958 Tinnitus patients).

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