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Review: could Vitamin d cause Tinnitus?





Summary: Tinnitus is found among people who take Vitamin d, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Vitamin d deficiency.

We study 2,214 people who have side effects while taking Vitamin d from FDA and social media. Among them, 29 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Vitamin d and have Tinnitus >>>

Vitamin d

Vitamin d has active ingredients of ergocalciferol. It is often used in rickets. (latest outcomes from Vitamin d 4,023 users)

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.(view latest reports from 19,391 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 2,195 people reported to have side effects when taking Vitamin d. Among them, 33 people (1.50%) have Tinnitus.

Trend of Tinnitus in Vitamin d reports

Time on Vitamin d when people have Tinnitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tinnitus10.34%24.14%6.90%24.14%27.59%3.45%3.45%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%0.00%6.25%0.00%21.88%21.88%50.00%

Severity of Tinnitus when taking Vitamin d ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tinnitus6.90%55.17%34.48%3.45%

How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tinnitus0.00%5.00%95.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Vitamin d deficiency (7 people, 21.21%)
  2. Depression (6 people, 18.18%)
  3. High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (5 people, 15.15%)
  4. Anxiety (5 people, 15.15%)
  5. Vitamin d (4 people, 12.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (5 people, 15.15%)
  2. Fish oil (5 people, 15.15%)
  3. Aspirin (5 people, 15.15%)
  4. Multivitamin (4 people, 12.12%)
  5. Calcium (4 people, 12.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have ringing in the ears. is there anyway of getting rid of it?
    (Asked by a 61 year old woman who has Tinnitus, and takes Aspirin, Norgesic Forte)
    I feel this tinnitus was induced from my taking the norgesic forte, that I no longer take for tension headaches. But I do take over the counter aspirin. Can the tinnitus ever go away?
  • Nimotop for curing tinnitus?
    (Asked by a 56 year old man who has Tinnitus, and takes Nimotop)
    i have tinnitus and the doctor is giving me nimotop 30 mg is this good?
  • Can this medication cause the ears to ring?
    (Asked by a 57 year old man who has Ringing In The Ears, and takes Protonix)
    I developed tinnitus about one year ago. I understand that there is no cure for it. I'm researching it myself. I'm also in a research program that requires me to wear small ear generators. It doesn't seem to help at this time.
  • Why would i get copd since i never smoked?
    (Asked by a 62 year old woman who has Rheumatoid Arthritis, PBC, AIH, Asthma, and takes Vitamin D, Calcium Carbonate, Anturol, Morphine Sulfate, Levothyroxine Sodium, Pyridium, Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride, Azathioprine, Proair Hfa, Advair Diskus 250/50, Combivent)
    I have several autoimmune disorders, I was shocked to get the COPD diagnosis since I have never smoked but I had second hand smoke first 23 years of my life. My doctor said my Autoimmune Hepatitis and Primary Biliary Cholingitis set me up for COPD.
  • Have you taken levothyroxine and noticed a ringing in your eyes after taking the medication.
    (Asked by a 66 year old man who has Tinnitus, and takes Levothyroxine Sodium)
    Never had ringing before taking Levothyroxine for thyroid problem.If you have experienced the same please respond when and if you had the same.Thanks

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