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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 60,279 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.

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.

Trend of Tinnitus in Zocor reports

Time on Zocor when people have Tinnitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Tinnitus24.53%15.09%3.77%9.43%32.08%15.09%0.00%

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Zocor * :

FemaleMale
Tinnitus56.20%43.80%

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Zocor * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.32%11.42%31.48%52.78%

Severity of Tinnitus when taking Zocor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tinnitus16.67%33.33%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Tinnitus ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Tinnitus0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (36 people, 10.65%)
  2. Depression (29 people, 8.58%)
  3. Hypercholesterolaemia (23 people, 6.80%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (21 people, 6.21%)
  5. Hypertension (20 people, 5.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (90 people, 26.63%)
  2. Fosamax (74 people, 21.89%)
  3. Vioxx (57 people, 16.86%)
  4. Atenolol (55 people, 16.27%)
  5. 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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