Which medications in the drug class Skin and mucus membrane agents are used in the treatment of Sudden Hearing Loss?

Updated: Aug 28, 2019
  • Author: Neeraj N Mathur, MBBS, MS, DNB(ENT), MNAMS, FAMS; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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Skin and mucus membrane agents

Agents in this category may help in the dispersion and absorption of drugs.

Hyaluronidase (Hylase, Wydase Injection)

Stimulates hydrolysis of hyaluronic acid, one of the chief ingredients of tissue cement, which offers resistance to diffusion of liquids through tissues. Used to aid in absorption and dispersion of injected drugs

Intratympanic hyaluronic acid may increase permeability of membranes and influences distribution of dexamethasone within inner ear.


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