How Do Your Ears Feel When Damaged by Meds?

Discussion in 'Support' started by Wendy A, Nov 10, 2015.

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    1. Wendy A

      Wendy A Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Not sure.
      Hi, my ears have been damaged by mirtazapine after only 3 weeks of use and they feel way worse than they did when my tinnitus first began, I get a lot of pain and the eardrums feel tight and also they feel weird in general, any one else have this after meds damage?
    2. JohnK

      JohnK Member

      San Francisco
      Tinnitus Since:
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Who knows?
      I sometimes think my eardrums feel "weird" but I think it's in my head because

      a) the medication I took (doxycycline) is not the most unambiguously ototoxic med out there
      b) i didn't feel any "weirdness" until 2 weeks after it started ringing so I think it was my getting worked up about it that caused it
      c) I have a history of getting worked up into symptoms, so... :)

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