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Have tinnitus, given trimethoprim for uti. Medicine side effect on tinnitus?

Hi have moderately severe tinnitus in both ears, present for over 2 decades. I have been prescribed a 3 day course of Trimethoprim for a UTI, and I am concerned of any side effects with regards to my hearing. I have taken amoxicillin and metronidazole with no side effects, but if I take diclofenac or ibuprofen I do have temporary increase in my tinnitus.
Asked On : Wed, 24 Apr 2013
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tes the brufen paracetamol disprin aspirin vitamins dietry suppliments can increase tinnitis
latest studies shows that taking brufen and paracetamol even taken in once a week can have 25 % more chances of hearing loss and tinnitus
so avoid these medicines
the medicines are antibiotics
you shou;d tke minimum antibiotics if seriously reuire
i think you go ahead with trimethoprin for 3 days and future stick to antiallergics for uti and soar throat
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