Application: Tuberculosis infection (tuberculosis) – serious infections (eg Mycobacterium avium, tularemia, endocarditis, plague)


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Drug forms of streptomycin

Streptomycin Drug Information

Streptomycin is used to treat tuberculosis. It is used in combination with other medicines to treat active infections (tuberculosis) If you can not use other medicines to treat TB or if you have a type of tuberculosis that cannot be treated with other medicines (drug resistant TB), Your doctor will prescribe streptomycin for you. Streptomycin belongs to a class of drugs known as aminoglycoside antibiotics. It cures infection by killing the organisms that cause the infection. Streptomycin is also used to treat other serious infections (such as Mycobacterium avium, tularemia, endocarditis, plague) in combination with other drugs.


The correct amount and method of taking streptomycin


Contraindications to streptomycin


Streptomycin use during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor.


The effect of Streptomycin on driving

Streptomycin does not cause drowsiness, but if you have any of these symptoms, avoid driving or operating machinery until these symptoms have resolved.


Drug interaction of streptomycin

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines: Amphotericin B, high doses of aspirin and NSAIDs such as ibuprofen and naproxen.

Although most antibiotics are unlikely to affect pregnancy control, antibiotics such as rifampin and rifabutin reduce the effectiveness of hormonal contraceptives such as pills, patches, or rings. Consult your doctor before using antibiotics.


Warning about Streptomycin

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to know the following before taking streptomycin:


Side effects of streptomycin

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects.

Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking this medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed.

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to the use of Streptomycin.


Complications of Streptomycin Overdose (Streptomycin Poisoning)


Storage conditions of Streptomycin