Zocor and Tinnitus - from FDA reports


Summary

Tinnitus is found among people who take Zocor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Fosamax, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Tinnitus with Zocor. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 70,551 people who have side effects when taking Zocor from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 26, 2017

70,551 people reported to have side effects when taking Zocor.
Among them, 378 people (0.54%) have Tinnitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zocor cause Tinnitus?

Time on Zocor when people have Tinnitus *:

  • < 1 month: 20.51 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20.51 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.13 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30.77 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.51 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Zocor *:

  • female: 55.35 %
  • male: 44.65 %

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Zocor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.32 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.9 %
  • 40-49: 10.39 %
  • 50-59: 30.19 %
  • 60+: 55.19 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (86 people, 22.75%)
  • Depression (31 people, 8.20%)
  • High Blood Pressure (23 people, 6.08%)
  • Diabetes (22 people, 5.82%)
  • Preventive Health Care (19 people, 5.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fosamax (78 people, 20.63%)
  • Atenolol (56 people, 14.81%)
  • Vioxx (50 people, 13.23%)
  • Aspirin (50 people, 13.23%)
  • Xanax (44 people, 11.64%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (114 people, 30.16%)
  • High Blood Pressure (89 people, 23.54%)
  • Fatigue (86 people, 22.75%)
  • Dizziness (83 people, 21.96%)
  • Nausea (77 people, 20.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Zocor has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Zocor 72,292 users)

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