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Streptomycin

Streptomycin is an antibiotic (antimycobacterial) drug, the first of a class of drugs called aminoglycosides to be discovered, and it was the first antibiotic remedy for tuberculosis. It is derived from the actinobacterium Streptomyces griseus. Streptomycin is a bactericidal antibiotic. Streptomycin cannot be given orally, but must be administered by regular intramuscular injections. Adverse effects of this medicine are ototoxicity, nephrotoxicity, fetal auditory toxicity, and neuromuscular paralysis.

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What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed streptomycin to treat blastomycosis, rabies, west nile virus, and pick disease.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take streptomycin if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions


Significant Interactions

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