Calcium antagonists in the treatment of sudden deafness

  title={Calcium antagonists in the treatment of sudden deafness},
  author={Prof. Dr. W. Mann and Chl. Beck},
  journal={Archives of oto-rhino-laryngology},
In the treatment of patients with sudden deafness, we found no significant difference between an oral calcium antagonist (nifedipine) and intravenous naftidrofuryl given concomitantly with vitamin A, vitamin E, and zinc. This prospective randomized study in 50 patients again shows that recovery to useful hearing levels tends to be spontaneous and independent of the type of medical treatment given. Irrespective of their capability to prevent contractions of cerebral vascular smooth muscle… CONTINUE READING
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