The use of benzodiazepines for tinnitus: systematic review.

  title={The use of benzodiazepines for tinnitus: systematic review.},
  author={Nicholas Jufas and Rebecca L Wood},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  volume={129 Suppl 3},
OBJECTIVES To investigate the effectiveness of benzodiazepine use for subjective tinnitus and to consider this in the context of the concomitant side effects. METHODS A systematic search of several databases using the terms 'tinnitus' and 'benzodiazepines' was conducted to find clinical trials of benzodiazepines and comparators in tinnitus patients. These studies were then assessed for risk of bias. RESULTS Six clinical trials were included. Clonazepam was found to be effective in three… CONTINUE READING