Review: could Zocor cause Tinnitus?
We study 60,328 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.
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Zocor (latest outcomes from 61,427 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.
Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) (latest reports from 114,742 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 60,326 people reported to have side effects when taking Zocor. Among them, 338 people (0.56%) have Tinnitus. They amount to 0.29% of all the 114,587 people who have Tinnitus on eHealthMe.
Time on Zocor when people have Tinnitus * :
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Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Zocor * :
Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Zocor * :
Severity of Tinnitus when taking Zocor ** :
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How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :
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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.
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getting worse. tinnitus almost unbearable, life altering.
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Treated foe gerd and stomache ulcers from age 15. treated for asthma drom age 11. treated for high cholesteral at age 50.
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