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What is streptomycin allergy

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

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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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
If you have viral: infections - just treat it symptomatically.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Your doctor: Did not prescibe it because they know that is not indicated for what you have, It may be viral and antibiotics will not work.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
No antibiotics: Treat symptomatically if it is viral.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
Family Medicine 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 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 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 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kam
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 36 years experience
Be aware!: Streptomycin is an old ototoxic antibiotic that can cause permanent hearing lost. It is seldom used due to this side effect! it may be used for multi... 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