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medicine for streptomycin overdose

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Streptomycin O/D: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. Steoptomycin O/D sx's may include: "difficulty breathing; dizzi ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
No direct treatment: If excessive amounts of streptomycin have been received, they will be excreted by the body and time will prevail. If they created toxic damage, prima ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Streptomycin: Major side effects are deafness and kidney failure.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You asked for it -: You got it. See: https://achenglab.stanford.edu/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/Huth-AG-review.pdf
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ototoxic in all: Streptomycin can ototoxic in all ages of patients. It is specifically more vestibulotoxic, meaning that it disrupts balance more than hearing. There i ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Question is reversed: I am assuming the question is would any treatment with streptomycin result in deafness. The answer is no. Streptomycin usually produces a severe per ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Aminoglycoside: This antibiotic was one of the earliest discovered and used primarily to treat tuberculosis. It is also used to treat some very severe bacterial infe ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Streptomycin: Streptomycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic that has been used to treat myobacterium avium, Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, Plague, Brucellosis, Tulare ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Streptomycin: Go to wikipedia for great answer. Not enough room here.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
36 years experience Neurology
Effect on junction: Streptomycin is one of the aminoglycosides which is a class of anitbiotics that affects the neuromuscular junction. This is the area involved in myas ... Read More

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