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    Does intake of Neurontin, Vasotec and Librax cause ear pain?

Posted on Mon, 30 May 2016 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: I want to know if any of these 3 drugs I am taking can cause ear pain.... Neurontin, librax, vasotec.....also can ear pain be caused by pinched nerve in cervical spine?
Answered by Dr. Hariom Sharma 7 hours later
Brief Answer:
Neurontin may cause ear pain

Detailed Answer:
Hi Mam,
I have gone through your question and understand your worry and concern.

Some patients experienced hear loss, ear infection, earache, increased sensitivity to noise with neurontin (gabapentin). Some of them had perforated ear drum and others reported labyrinthitis and odd smell. However it is quite rare.

I would also like to inform you that pinched nerve in cervical spine may also cause the earache due to referred otalgia.

However if I were your doctor, I would like to rule out the other causes of earache which are more common than the two mentioned possibilities. Therefore it would be better to consult with your treating doctor.

Dr Hariom Sharma MS,
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Thank you Doctor
Answered by Dr. Hariom Sharma 8 minutes later
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Detailed Answer:
Hi Mam,
You are most welcome.

Dr Hariom Sharma MS, XXXXXXX
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