Protective Effect Of Hypericum Perforatum Extract On Gentamicin Induced Ototoxicity

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GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.28, no.1, pp.8-10, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.12996/gmj.2017.03
  • Title of Journal : GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.8-10


Objective: Hypericum perforatum, which have various names locally such as "sari kantaron, kanotu, kilicotu, mayasilotu, yaraotu", is a plant which blooms between july and september at farms, borders of roads and woods, top of hills and grasslands, whose anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects are shown in various studies. Due to this reason, we planned a study to examine the protective effects of Hypericum perforatum on ototoxicity caused by gentamicin.