What treatments are available for patients suffering from chronic tinnitus? — Amy Lee Haimink, MSN, ANP, Marlboro, N.Y.

Assuming other treatable pathology has been ruled out, I have had excellent results with tapered prednisone. Three days at each level, using 40-mg, 30-mg, 20-mg, and 10-mg doses, is very effective. — Sherril Sego, FNP-C, DNP (177-1)

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