Clinical pharmacology of melatonin in the treatment of tinnitus: a review

  title={Clinical pharmacology of melatonin in the treatment of tinnitus: a review},
  author={Marco Miroddi and Rocco Bruno and Francesco Galletti and Fabrizio Calapai and Michele Navarra and Sebastiano Gangemi and Gioacchino Calapai},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology},
PurposeWe performed a review with the purpose to summarise, analyse and discuss the evidence provided by clinical studies evaluating effectiveness of melatonin in the cure of tinnitus. Due to the fact that there is no satisfactory treatment for tinnitus, clinical research has explored new therapeutic approaches.MethodsA search of Pubmed, Medline, Embase, Central and Google Scholar was conducted to find trials published prior March 2014 on melatonin in the treatment of tinnitus. Design of the… 
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