Category “Hearing”

Painkillers may cause increased hearing loss in men

April 11th, 2011
Painkillers may cause increased hearing loss in men

American researchers have found a link between common painkillers and hearing loss in men under 60. Over the counter painkillers such as aspirin, paracetamol and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs e.g. Ibuprofen appears to double the risk of hearing loss. This risk of hearing loss effectively doubles in men under 50 but drops once they reach their […]

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