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Streptomycin medication

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
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
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Streptomycin: Streptomycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic that has been used to treat myobacterium avium, Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, Plague, Brucellosis, Tulare... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
Streptomycin: Major side effects are deafness and kidney failure.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald McCarren
Neurology 36 years experience
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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
61 years experience
Antibiotic definitio: Streptomycin and tetracycline are antibiotics of two different types. "e-coli" is a bacteria found in serious infections. It is also however, and the... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 60 years experience
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
If you have viral: infections - just treat it symptomatically.