Klonopin and Cyclobenzaprine — Ototoxic

Discussion in 'Support' started by Coyotesheaven, Nov 7, 2016.

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    1. Coyotesheaven
      Depressed

      Coyotesheaven Member

      Location:
      Utah
      Tinnitus Since:
      02/18/2015
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Acoustic Trauma, Dysautonomia/Vascular
      Well I've started to loose more low and high frequency hearing again and it hasn't been explained by much. The losses are both sudden and gradual, and they are freaking me out

      I have been on 1 mg klonopin per day since late May to control panic attacks.
      I have been on 10 mg of cyclobenzaprine since about 1.5 weeks ago

      I know klonopin, as a benzo, can do some whack things. 2 neuro-otologists I have communicated with say that the clonopin is not ototoxic at the doses I am taking it...however, one of those docs was the one who poisoned me on the topomax so I don't trust his judgment. I don't really trust any doctor anymore when it comes to meds, honestly.

      Cyclobenzaprine could also be a culprit but I just don't know. From what I know it is the least likely of the two to do lasting damage.

      Any thoughts?
       
    2. ruben ruiz

      ruben ruiz Member

      Location:
      Tucson, AZ
      Tinnitus Since:
      2012
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      I believe it was meds and stress
      Yes its probably the cyclobenzaprine. Ive been taking klonopin its terrible as well. I dont know how we can get off these meds with Tinnitus?
       
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    3. Jkph75

      Jkph75 Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      2/27/16
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Unknown
      It's probably neither and just the continuation of what you already have going on.
       
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    4. gotyoubynuts

      gotyoubynuts Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      10/1990
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Concert
      Neither is ototoxic, give it a rest trying to find a cause.
       

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