All About Ototoxic Hearing Loss

All About Ototoxic Hearing Loss

Dr. Joan Englehart Rodriguez, AuD News

Ototoxic refers to something that is poisonous to the inner ear. Within the framework of hearing loss, it refers to medicine that adversely affects the organs and nerves connected to hearing and balance. Medications that are toxic to the inner ear can manifest instantly or gradually over the course of time. The level of damage incurred is dependent upon the …