Could Zoloft cause Tinnitus - from FDA reports


Summary

Tinnitus is found among people who take Zoloft, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression . We study 95,058 people who have side effects while taking Zoloft from FDA. Among them, 680 have Tinnitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Tinnitus and more.

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Zoloft

Zoloft has active ingredients of sertraline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Zoloft 98,919 users)

Tinnitus

Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 28,209 Tinnitus patients).

On Nov, 20, 2016

95,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Zoloft.
Among them, 680 people (0.72%) have Tinnitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zoloft cause Tinnitus?

Time on Zoloft when people have Tinnitus *:

  • < 1 month: 18.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.04 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.58 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.46 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.46 %
  • 10+ years: 8.33 %

Gender of people who have Tinnitus when taking Zoloft *:

  • female: 63.82 %
  • male: 36.18 %

Age of people who have Tinnitus when taking Zoloft *:

  • 0-1: 0.21 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.49 %
  • 20-29: 6.81 %
  • 30-39: 16.17 %
  • 40-49: 23.83 %
  • 50-59: 27.23 %
  • 60+: 24.26 %

Severity of Tinnitus **:

  • least: 4.17 %
  • moderate: 41.67 %
  • severe: 50.0 %
  • most severe: 4.17 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (64 people, 9.41%)
  • Lipitor (56 people, 8.24%)
  • Ambien (53 people, 7.79%)
  • Fosamax (47 people, 6.91%)
  • Zometa (43 people, 6.32%)

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Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Dizziness (179 people, 26.32%)
  • Nausea (139 people, 20.44%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (121 people, 17.79%)
  • Headache (117 people, 17.21%)
  • Fatigue (111 people, 16.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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