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Review: could Vitamin c cause Tinnitus?

Summary: Tinnitus is found among people who take Vitamin c, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Vitamin e, and have Rickets.

We study 1,154 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin c from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Vitamin c

Vitamin c has active ingredients of L-ascorbic acid. It is often used in health. (latest outcomes from 1,532 Vitamin c 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 Mar, 1, 2015: 1,154 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin c. Among them, 20 people (1.73%) have Tinnitus.

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
Tinnitus9.09%9.09%0.00%18.18%36.36%0.00%27.27%

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

FemaleMale
Tinnitus55.00%45.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%0.00%5.26%0.00%15.79%42.11%36.84%

Severity of Tinnitus when taking Vitamin c ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tinnitus0.00%63.64%18.18%18.18%

How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tinnitus0.00%10.00%90.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d deficiency (2 people, 10.00%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (2 people, 10.00%)
  3. Fatigue (2 people, 10.00%)
  4. Insomnia (2 people, 10.00%)
  5. Anxiety (2 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vitamin e (7 people, 35.00%)
  2. Vitamin d (6 people, 30.00%)
  3. Aspirin (5 people, 25.00%)
  4. Multivitamin (4 people, 20.00%)
  5. Multi-vitamin (3 people, 15.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Does clonazapam cause tinnitus or ringing in the ears?
    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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    I also take a blood thinner, xeralto, for a-fib. I have been using a mouthwash of an antihistimine antacid mix for a day and a half.
  • Can this medication be takin with progesterone and estrogen
    I was just prescribed this medication just a bit nervous about adding a new medication. Can this medication be taken safely with what I am currently taking?
  • 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
  • Does anyone have persistent, ringing tinnitus while taking this drug? (1 answer)
    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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • History of Vitamin D deficiency, high cholesterol, high triglycerides, kidney stones, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, pituitary cyst, hypogodasm

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  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • History of Vitamin D deficiency, high cholesterol, high triglycerides, kidney stones, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, pituitary cyst, hypogodasim

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • 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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