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Review: could Vitamin c cause Tinnitus?

Summary: Tinnitus could be caused by Vitamin c, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take Vitamin e, and have Health.

We study 1,088 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin c from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Vitamin c

Vitamin c (latest outcomes from 1,449 users) has active ingredients of L-ascorbic acid. It is often used in vitamin supplementation.

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 112,977 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 1,088 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin c. Among them, 17 people (1.56%) have Tinnitus. They amount to 0.02% of all the 113,016 people who have Tinnitus on eHealthMe.

Trend of Tinnitus in Vitamin c reports

Time on Vitamin c when people have Tinnitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tinnitus12.50%12.50%0.00%12.50%25.00%0.00%37.50%

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

FemaleMale
Tinnitus52.94%47.06%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%0.00%6.25%0.00%18.75%43.75%31.25%

Severity of Tinnitus when taking Vitamin c ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tinnitus0.00%62.50%25.00%12.50%

How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tinnitus0.00%14.29%85.71%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Health (3 people, 17.65%)
  2. Vitamin d deficiency (2 people, 11.76%)
  3. Anxiety (2 people, 11.76%)
  4. Insomnia (2 people, 11.76%)
  5. Depression (2 people, 11.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin e (7 people, 41.18%)
  2. Aspirin (5 people, 29.41%)
  3. Vitamin d (4 people, 23.53%)
  4. Zyban (3 people, 17.65%)
  5. Folic acid (3 people, 17.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I'm trying to find out what is causing the ringing in my ears. A few weeks ago I was told I have high blood pressure and I now take hydrochlorothiazide BUT I had the ringing before I was told when I was not taking hydrochlorothiazide.

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