For audiologists seeking a list of adverse drug reactions (ADR), Dr. Robert M. DiSogra, AuD of Audiology Associates of Freehold (New Jersey), has created an easy-to-use Adverse Drug Reactions website. The website is comprised of information originally published by Dr. DiSogra in Audiology Today (1993). Almost a decade later, the information was updated in the September 2001 special issue of Audiology Today and includes an informative Adverse Drug Reaction Introduction, a comprehensive index of audiology-related side effects, and a corresponding 12-page list of medications. Another updated ADR list was re-issued in the September/October 2008 issue of Audiology Today with an addendum of the 2008 Audiology Today issue available online at www.earserv.com/drugs.
To learn more about this topic, check out Dr. DiSogra’s webinar The Internet Pharmacy-Looking for Drug Information in All the Right and Wrong Places via the American Academy of Audiology’s eAudiology platform. The on-line article Adverse Drug Reactions: Issues and Answers for Audiologists is also available. He also has a chapter on Staying Current: Web Sites and Resources for Pharmaceutical Information in the popular textbook Pharmacology and Ototoxicity for Audiologist (Kathleen Campbell, ed., Thomson Delmar Learning). Be sure to check out the many available resources offered by Dr. DiSogra on the topic of adverse drug reactions for audiologist!