Tinnitus Since 1992, Cyclobenzaprine Seems to Help

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by John S, Sep 2, 2016.

    1. John S

      John S Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      1991
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Loud work environment, mainframe computer rooms
      Hi, I have had this disease since 1992. Broken steam pipes 24/7, coping with it after the first 6 months, have been told it is from working in mainframe computer environment for over 40 years. Have to say it does mimic the sound of whirling disc drives. I was prescribed cyclobenzapine for a muscle cramps in my back. A unintended result is a reduction in the sound of my T on 3 out of 5 days. It does seem to help, but never cures. Just a FYI.
       
    2. just1morething
      Benevolent

      just1morething Member Benefactor

      Location:
      U.S.
      Tinnitus Since:
      2008
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      barotrauma, noise exposure, TMD? ETD?
    3. Bill Bauer
      No Mood

      Bill Bauer Member Hall of Fame

      Tinnitus Since:
      February, 2017
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Acoustic Trauma
      https://www.karger.com/Article/Abstract/335657
      "High-dose cyclobenzaprine resulted in a significant reduction in the Tinnitus Handicap Inventory (THI) score between baseline and week 12 in the intention-to-treat sample. On the other hand, other treatments were not effective."
       
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    4. BreachOfEuphoria
      Barefooter

      BreachOfEuphoria Member

      Tinnitus Since:
      07/2017
      Cause of Tinnitus:
      Unknown
      Welcome to the forum John S.

      Just so you know, i admire you for being able to live with your tinnitus since 1992. You are a warrior!

      You have come to the right place, this is a good forum with lots of gentle souls.
       

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