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Protective effects of alpha-tocopherol against gentamicin-induced Oto-vestibulo toxicity: an experimental study.

Authors
  • Fetoni, Anna Rita
  • Sergi, Bruno
  • Scarano, Emanuele
  • Paludetti, Gaetano
  • Ferraresi, Aldo
  • Troiani, Diana
Type
Published Article
Journal
Acta oto-laryngologica
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2003
Volume
123
Issue
2
Pages
192–197
Identifiers
PMID: 12701739
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study supports the hypothesis that alpha-tocopherol interferes with gentamicin-induced free radical formation, and suggests that this drug may be useful in preventing aminoglycoside oto-vestibulo toxicity.

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