Tinnitus on antidepressant

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Hi, I have been on Venlafaxine for 11 weeks now and since the beginning I have had a slight bizzing noise in my head/ears. I thought it was a side effect that goes away with time but it's the only one that has left. I have never had it on any other antidepressants and I have had a few meds changed in a few months. I don't know what to do?! My doctor says to persevere but the buzzing is constant and it's very annoying when it's quiet or night time. The doc said have a quiet music in the background when I go to bed but I always preferred to sleep when it's quiet so tinnitus plus noise in the background are going to drive me nuts!!! I don't know what to do????

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    I developed tinnitus from medication, check the patient leaflet you get with your meds to see if it is listed on there. I would also check with your doctor to make sure its irreversable once you come off them.

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