Anti-Malarial Drug Effects on Hearing and Balance: Malaria Part 3

HHTM Staff HHTM readers,  The last blog post on malaria in The Audiology Condition described preventive approaches–mainly “chemoprophylactic” medication regimens– used to avoid contracting malaria in countries where the disease is endemic. There are five drugs in the preventive regime.  None are effective in all endemic countries, all have side effects that include hearing and…

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Anti-Malarial Drug Effects on Hearing and Balance, part 2

HHTM Staff Two weeks ago our post described malaria the disease, along with the disease’s murky connection to hearing loss.  Today’s post discusses five drugs used to prevent malaria.  Some of these are known causes of sensorineural hearing loss which may or may not be reversible; others produce auditory/vestibular symptoms such as tinnitus and dizziness.…

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