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Category: Toxicology

Title: What did you say? - Drugs that cause hearing loss

Keywords: Hearing loss (PubMed Search)

Posted: 10/17/2013 by Fermin Barrueto, MD (Updated: 12/10/2023)
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Drugs that cause hearing loss:

Reversible - Chloroquine, erythromycin, quinine, CO, loop diuretics, NSAIDS, ASA

Irreversible - aminoglycosides, bleomycin, vincristine, vinblastine, cisplatin, lead, mercury, arsenic


Adapted from Goldfranks Toxicological Emergencies 8th ED, p. 344