vestibular toxicity

vestibular toxicity

toxic effects (commonly of drugs) on the vestibule of the ear, resulting in dizziness, vertigo, and loss of balance.
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In the ITGD group, although vestibular dysfunction scores were similar to the ITG group, histopathologic findings of vestibular toxicity were not evident.
Vestibular toxicity of cis-2- pentenenitrile in rat.
Some evidence exists of both cochlear and vestibular toxicity in humans.
Educate patients and nurses about the signs and symptoms of cochlear and vestibular toxicity Patients who are sent home on intravenous gentamicin, for example, must be told to report immediately any ear ringing, vomiting, or dizziness, Dr.
Vestibular toxicity was similar in the treated versus placebo group.
Quinine-induced vestibular toxicity can be reversed with prompt recognition and treatment, but long-standing toxicity is frequently irreversible.
3) They reported that the incidence of cochlear and vestibular toxicity with gentamicin was approximately 8 and 14%, respectively.
Gentian violet is so ototoxic that in one study, researchers who had intended to dose 10 animals with it eventually dosed only four, because three of the animals became so ill from vestibular toxicity.