Who have Tinnitus aggravated with Lexapro - from FDA reports


Tinnitus aggravated is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cymbalta, and have Multiple myeloma. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 59,014 people who have side effects when taking Lexapro from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 10, 2019

59,014 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 382 people (0.65%) have Tinnitus aggravated


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Tinnitus aggravated?

Time on Lexapro when people have Tinnitus aggravated *:

  • < 1 month: 43.66 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.31 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.23 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.63 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.13 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.04 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tinnitus aggravated when taking Lexapro *:

  • female: 71.54 %
  • male: 28.46 %

Age of people who have Tinnitus aggravated when taking Lexapro *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.35 %
  • 10-19: 0.71 %
  • 20-29: 4.61 %
  • 30-39: 14.89 %
  • 40-49: 20.57 %
  • 50-59: 29.79 %
  • 60+: 29.08 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 22 people, 5.76%
  2. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 20 people, 5.24%
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 20 people, 5.24%
  4. High Blood Cholesterol: 19 people, 4.97%
  5. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 18 people, 4.71%
  6. Pain: 13 people, 3.40%
  7. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 13 people, 3.40%
  8. Osteopenia (a condition where bone mineral density is lower than normal): 12 people, 3.14%
  9. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 11 people, 2.88%
  10. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 10 people, 2.62%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Cymbalta: 52 people, 13.61%
  2. Ambien: 41 people, 10.73%
  3. Xanax: 40 people, 10.47%
  4. Zometa: 37 people, 9.69%
  5. Synthroid: 35 people, 9.16%
  6. Lorazepam: 34 people, 8.90%
  7. Klonopin: 33 people, 8.64%
  8. Lipitor: 31 people, 8.12%
  9. Prednisone: 30 people, 7.85%
  10. Zocor: 30 people, 7.85%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Dizziness: 146 people, 38.22%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 104 people, 27.23%
  3. Headache (pain in head): 94 people, 24.61%
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 93 people, 24.35%
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 87 people, 22.77%
  6. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect): 79 people, 20.68%
  7. Pain: 76 people, 19.90%
  8. Back Pain: 75 people, 19.63%
  9. Diarrhea: 73 people, 19.11%
  10. Weakness: 70 people, 18.32%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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