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toxic to the organs of hearing or balance or to the auditory nerve

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Moreover they should not involve in self medication as many drugs are ototoxic and can cause permanent hearing loss.
People should not involve in self-medication as many drugs are ototoxic and can cause permanent hearing loss.
Patients with a history of premature birth, low birth weight, hyperbilirubinemia, systemic conditions, ototoxic medications, or acoustic trauma were excluded.
age related hearing loss, ototoxic drug use, certain infections like mumps etc.
Studies analyzing the exposition to noise risk and ototoxic products to farmers [1,2] showed, beside the effects caused by the exposition to these factors in general health, consequences to hearing health [3].
Detonation of explosives such as IEDs, RPGs, and VBIEDs not only expose military personnel to a blast overpressure wave, the individual may also subsequently be exposed to hazardous noise levels, ototoxic agents within the blast wave, combined effects of inhaled toxins with hazardous noise levels, and ototoxic medications used to treat sustained illness or injuries within the deployed environment.
Five (7%) infants had sensorineural hearing loss, all of whom had severe microcephaly; however, one child was tested after receiving treatment with an ototoxic antibiotic.
Subjects were excluded from the study if they have present or past history of using ototoxic drugs, noise exposure, ear surgeries, chronic middle ear diseases, cranial trauma, metabolic disorders except for diabetes mellitus, underwent recent surgeries, any type of chronic infections, congenital hearing problems, Type 1 diabetes, smokers, and alcoholics.
Ciprofloxacin could be better option for treatment of chronic otitis with added advantage of not being ototoxic (Kumar et al, 2012).
Treatment with oral steroids in addition to cessation of ototoxic (toxic to the ear) drugs is suggested, as well as, in special circumstances, intratympanic--that is, a drug placed into the middle ear--application of steroids.
Overall, most effective antibiotic was ciprofloxacin followed by gentamicin and amikacin but ciprofloxacin preferred over aminoglycosides as there is no ototoxic risk.
Exclusion criteria were defined as employment in jobs with noise pollution, history of using ototoxic drugs, or congenital ear diseases either in the wrestlers or their first degree relatives.
Subjects were excluded if they had a history of diabetes, stroke, hypertension, ear disease, exposure to noise and ototoxic drugs, ear infection, ear trauma or ear surgery.
Amikacin, an aminoglycoside, is potentially nephrotoxic and ototoxic, with the risk of toxicity increasing with the duration of therapy.
The aminoglycosides are highly effective antimicrobials that are bactericidal, but nephrotoxic and ototoxic, with a narrow therapeutic range.