Related topic: Zocor, Tinnitus
Review: could Zocor cause Tinnitus?
Summary: Tinnitus could be caused by Zocor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Aspirin, and have Blood cholesterol increased.
We study 60,311 people who have side effects while taking Zocor from FDA and social media. Among them, 334 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.
How are my drugs for patients like me? On eHealthMe, you can personalize 300 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media to your gender and age.
Zocor (latest outcomes from 61,408 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 112,975 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 60,279 people reported to have side effects when taking Zocor. Among them, 338 people (0.56%) have Tinnitus. They amount to 0.30% of all the 112,971 people who have Tinnitus on eHealthMe.
Time on Zocor when people have Tinnitus * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Zocor * :
Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Zocor * :
Severity of Tinnitus when taking Zocor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (36 people, 10.65%)
- Depression (29 people, 8.58%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (23 people, 6.80%)
- Diabetes mellitus (21 people, 6.21%)
- Hypertension (20 people, 5.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (90 people, 26.63%)
- Fosamax (74 people, 21.89%)
- Vioxx (57 people, 16.86%)
- Atenolol (55 people, 16.27%)
- Lipitor (44 people, 13.02%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
You can also:
On eHealthMe, Zocor (simvastatin) is often used for high blood cholesterol. Find out below the conditions Zocor is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Zocor used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
Comments from related studies:
From this study (1 year ago):
getting worse. tinnitus almost unbearable, life altering.
From this study (2 years ago):
does simvastatin cause tinnitus
From this study (4 years ago):
Treated foe gerd and stomache ulcers from age 15. treated for asthma drom age 11. treated for high cholesteral at age 50.
Post a new comment OR Read more comments
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- Is coughing and gagging associated with hiatal hernia
Coughing, gagging and extreme diarrhea have been evident since the introduction of warfarin/coumadin. Could these symptoms be caused by this bolld thinner?
- What foods aggreviate or reduce tinnitus
HI ALL ,I'VE NOTICED THAT CERTAIN FOODS HELP MY FAILING HEARING ; MOSTLY
POMEGRANTS ,AND OTHERS INCREASE THE NOISE IN ME HEAD ,LIKE BREAD ,LEMONE
OLIVES AND MORE . SINCE DOCS KNOW HOW TO PRESCRIBE ONLY ,I THINK COLLECTING
INFO ON THIS TYPE OF EFFECTS CAN HEALP MANY ,THANKS FOR READING .
- Has anyone had vivid nightmares from ranexa?
Extereme nightmares, so vivid that I wake up feeling breathless, tired and drunk.
I can go back to sleep and the same nightmare picks up.
More questions for: Zocor, Tinnitus
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Lump in throat, swallowing problems, reflux
After 3 months, my total cholesterol went way down, but developed terrible throat problems. Like an ever-present lump that made it difficult to swallow. At night, discomfort with acid going up and down my throat all night, making it hard to sleep and breathe. Stopped taking Simvastatin on my own ...
- Simvastatin caused diseases
Took simvastatin for five years, Developed autoimmune disease, diabetes, myopathy, loss of sight and hearing, seborrheic dermatitis, fibromyalgia, drug induced lupus, tingling in feet and arms, fluid in head, pressure in head, numbness in face, ringing in ears, itchy ears and anus, photo sensitivity ...
- Ringing in ear after kenalog injection
After receiving a Kenalog injection, my son's left ear started a low pitch ringing after three days from the injection. Also his lower lip has quivered several times as well. This condition has lasted for nine days and I am looking for other patients who have had a similar reaction from a Kenalog i ...
More reviews for: Zocor, Tinnitus
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.