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Anyone had tinnitus from taking beta-blockers or aspirin ?

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In recent days I've started getting tinnitus so bad it's actually painful.  Began taking beta blockers and aspirin around the same time.  Statins too, but think the tinnitus began before them.

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  • unforeseenunforeseen Forumite
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    Beta blockers can cause tinnitus
  • Rodders53Rodders53 Forumite
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    Tinnitus is a know side effect of beta-blockers - read the patient information leaflet!

    Call your Doctor's asap as they will almost certainly change the medication.  Let us know the outcome.

    I use beta-blocker eyedrops to reduce my intra-optical pressure.  I had tinnitus before starting them and I don't think it has made it worse.
  • teddysmumteddysmum Forumite
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    I've been taking aspirin for about 10 years and had no trouble with it, so it may well be the beta-blocker's fault, as suggested.

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