Methylcobalamin Vertigo

The frequency of aminoglycoside-associated hearing loss is 2-45 . Since gentamicin-induced ototoxicity in most cases only involves vestibular function, the symptoms are easily overlooked in severely ill patients who are unable to sit. If diagnosed early, the vestibular damage is usually reversible. In some cases, severe long-term disability has been described (6). Six patients presented with unilateral vestibulotoxicity after systemic gentamicin therapy (7). All had ataxia and oscillopsia, but...