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How do medications treat pulsatile tinnitus?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Medications may be used to treat some of the underlying blood vessel conditions that cause pulsatile tinnitus, a pulse-like noise in the ears. They cannot cure it, but alleviating the condition may alleviate the noise. Medications can be used to treat anxiety or depression, which can make tinnitus seem worse.

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