Effects of topical otic preparations on hearing in chronic otitis media.

Abstract

Most of the topical otic preparations have been shown to cause ototoxicity. In this study ciprofloxacin hydrochloride, a relatively new topical agent, and gentamicin sulfate were studied in two groups of 20 patients with chronic otitis media. Patients were randomly selected to receive either ciprofloxacin (200 microg/ml) or gentamicin sulfate (5 mg/ml… (More)

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