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Its ototoxicity is associated with varying degree of destruction of the cochlear sensory hair cells, a decrease in neuronal population, alteration in supporting structures and atrophy and vacuolization of the stria vascularis as a possible consequence of ischemia 1,2. TMJ tests to determine if your tinnitus is caused by temporomandibular joint TMJ disorder. An auditory brainstem response ABR or brain scan to determine if your auditory nerves are damaged. Blood tests for hyperthyroidism. Spinal tests to measure the fluid pressure in the skull and spinal cord. I started taking generic Plaquenil Hydroxychloroquine recently for fatigue symptoms from an autoimmune disease not lupus. The dosage was 400 mg/day. After only two days on the medicine, I experienced an increase in intensity and duration of tinnitus. MCTD combines features of polymyositis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and systemic scleroderma and is thus considered an overlap syndrome. Mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD) or Sharp's syndrome is a human autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the body. Plaquenil causing tinnitus Will you have Tinnitus with Plaquenil - eHealthMe, Does Tinnitus Go Away? Critical Facts You Need to Know Hydroxychloroquine other names Aug 14, 2017 Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Plaquenil is the brand name of hydroxychloroquine, a drug used to prevent or treat malaria. Plaquenil is also used for long-term treatment of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis RA and systemic lupus erythmatosis. Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid Arthritis.. Research on Plaquenil, tinnitus, and hearing loss - Tinnitus Support.. Tinnitus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic. Prescription Drugs That Can Cause Tinnitus. When taken at recommended dosages, the following prescription and over-the-counter drugs have caused tinnitus in a small percentage of patients. * " indicates that the drug produced tinnitus in 3% or more of patients. PLAQUENIL has been shown to cause severe hypoglycemia including loss of consciousness that could be life threatening in patients treated with or without antidiabetic medications see DRUG INTERACTIONS and ADVERSE REACTIONS. Patients treated with PLAQUENIL should be warned about the risk of hypoglycemia and the associated clinical signs and. A few years ago I developed tinnitus ringing in the ears after being on 400mg./day of Plaquenil for 8 months. I had just had my hearing tested before this began and it was normal at the time. I called my audiologist and she said the tinnitus was a sign of ototoxicity and suggested I get off the med. or try reducing the dosage.