Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Analgesics Increase Risk for Men

Analgesics Increase Risk of hearing Loss in Men. For men, taking aspirin, acetaminophen (Tylenol) and or NSAIDS (advil/Motrin) at least twice each week increase the risk of experiencing hearing loss.
-Curhan SG, Eavey R, Shargorodsky J, Curhan GC. Analgesic use and the risk of hearing loss in men. Am J Med, March 2010;1...23(3):231-7.