Medications that cause hearing loss or balance problems are known as ototoxic medications. These medications cause damage to the sensory cells of the inner ear. Examples of ototoxic medications include loop diuretics, aminoglycosides, antibiotics, chemotherapeutic agents, Quinine, and Acetaminophen. The symptoms generally resolve with stopping ototoxic medications.
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Query: Hello doctor, My wife is currently on her sixth month of pregnancy. I am pretty much concerned about using Neomycin 0.5 % and Clobetasol 0.05 % ointment during the first month of our pregnancy. We had itching and burning sensation. We used approximately 4 g of ointment in total. She applied some oin... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are possibilities of absorption per vaginally and I agree there are reports of ototoxicity and nephrotoxicity but as she is six months pregnant now and all scans are normal so there are no morphological anomalies in the child but as far as ear hearing abnormali... Read Full »