Which antibiotics cause hearing loss?
The group of antibiotics most likely to cause hearing loss are aminoglycosides. These include:
These antibiotics are often used to treat serious or life-threatening bacterial infections such as tuberculosis (TB).
They are sometimes prescribed when a bacterial infection does not improve after treatment with antibiotics that are not in the aminoglycosides group.
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