Many prescription and nonprescription medicines can cause
ringing in the ears (tinnitus). Recently starting or increasing the dosage of
some medicines increases the chance that tinnitus will occur. The side effects
caused by medicines vary from person to person.
commonly cause tinnitus or make tinnitus worse include:
For patients with corticotroph adenomas, transsphenoidal microsurgery is the treatment of choice.[1,2] Remission rates reported in most series are approximately 70% to 90%. In a series of 216 patients, who were operated on using a transsphenoidal approach, 75% experienced long-term remission, 21% experienced persistence of Cushing disease, and 9% had recurrence after the initial correction of the hypercortisolism. In cases in which hypercortisolemia persists, early repeat exploration and/or...