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Ototoxic Archives - Southside Hearing Center

The Silent Cause of Hearing Loss

Could Ototoxic Drugs Be Affecting Your Hearing Without Your Knowledge? What Is Ototoxicity? The definition of ototoxicity, in its simplest form, is ear poisoning (“oto” references the ear and toxicity references “poisoning”). Chemicals, drugs, and other agents that are known to cause hearing loss, balance disorders, or tinnitus are referred to as ototoxic. Damage to […]

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