Using Perindopril [ACE Inhibitor] And Developed Pulsatile Tinnitus As A Side Effect?

Apr 6, 2016

Is there anyone out there who is taking the anti-hypertensive Perindopril [ACE Inhibitor] and has developed Pulsatile Tinnitus as a side effect? I take this drug and do not have any side effects only that last February I was diagnosed with slight hearing loss for which I was given hearing aids and had Pulsatile Tinnitus which sent me rapidly to the G.P. from where I was referred to the ENT dept. at the hospital. I've had a MRI brain scan, Intercranial CT scan and Doppler scan on my neck in the Vascular Dept. where I saw a consultant. He told me there was nothing wrong in my brain or my ears but he couldn't help my problem as it is very rare and he hadn't seen a similar case for 17yrs. He said maybe my brain will eventually get fed up of listening to my heart beat swishing through my left ear. Has anyone experienced the same?

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I've had tinnitus in my right ear since I was about 10 or 11, my brother has it too and so it seems genetic, anyways, this has never really bothered me. What's been bothering me is this pulsatile tinnitus in my left ear. I developed this in June last year, at first I had crazy anxiety about it, but eventually I got used to it. It tends to be louder at night, happens when I bend down quickly, and the noise stops when I press on the vein in my neck. I had gone to an ENT in September, did a hearing test, that was fine, and he quickly examined me. He took a look down my throat, up my nose, and in my ear, he couldn't see anything wrong and told me that this happens sometimes and will go away on its own, but if it doesn't within 6 or 9 months (can't remember which) then I should come back.

Well, it's coming up to that time and although the noise doesn't bother me too much anymore it is still there. I also have anxiety in regards to my health and it can be pretty bad, I guess I'm just really worried as to whether or not there could be a serious underlying cause for this.

I'm assuming a scan of some sorts will be done but at the same time I guess I'm scared to get this.

I was wondering if anyone has had this type of tinnitus, and if so was the underlying cause found, did it go away on its own, or is it still being coped with?

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Right now, I'm having a lot of pulsatile tinnitus in the right ear, which was not the case with the left ear operation. It's very loud because it's not masked by any external sound and is very distracting. I had pulsatile tinnitus in that ear before, and now it's even louder, unfortunately. As tired as I was last night, it kept on waking me up. Because I had some mild nasal congestion, the surgeon has me on oral antibiotics and nasal spray for a few days. I have very little discharge on the cotton balls so far, but it looks like a piece of the gelfoam packing came out on one of the cotton balls (at least I hope that it's gelfoam and not my eardrum!).

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I recently had a brain MRI and there is nothing wrong with my brain. However these symptoms are changing my daily life and making my depression and anxiety far worse than they have ever been before. I'll give you a quick run through of the symptoms that have appeared and worsened during the last year.

Pulsatile tinnitus in left ear plus slight hearing loss.

Migraines more often to the point where I cannot speak or lay down or walk.

I now need glasses, I used to have perfect vision and now cannot see any further than about 10 feet in front of me.

A few months ago I suddenly couldn't write of hold my fork to feed myself, my hand just wouldn't work. I though of it as a one off. It's worse now, it happens more often and the shaking happens quite bad and in both arms and hands, sometimes I have spasms and often wake myself up by punching, kneeing or headbutting the wall next to my bed.

I have told the doctor all of this but have been told if the mri is clear than there is nothing they can do.. I am changing doctors (my current surgery is known for messing patients around and misdiagnosing). But any input on what's happening? The tremors have kinda threw me off guard, it's very uncomfortable and like I said I can't hold things, feed myself or anything when it happens.

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The GP isn't that interested but he did prescribe a nasal irrigation which can help along with inhalation of peppermint oil in hot water, that really gets up the passages! I can't seem to work out what causes the attacks of the echoing, tho twice it's happened when the weather has been v windy or cold.

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