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Streptomycin Injection 1 gm 25 Vial

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Streptomycin Injection contains Streptomycin | belongs to Aminoglycoside

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How it works

Streptomycin Injection 1 gm 25 Vial works by killing the organisms that cause the infection.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Streptomycin Injection 1 gm 25 Vial

  • Allergy severe
  • Fever
  • Burning or tingling sensation
  • Vertigo
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Difficult or painful urination
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Hearing impairment severe
  • Fast/irregular heart beat
  • Increased thirst rare

Uses of Streptomycin Injection 1 gm 25 Vial

What is it prescribed for?

  • Tuberculosis

    This medicine is used in the treatment of active tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis when other antitubercular medicines like rifampicin or isoniazid are not effective or the type of TB cannot be treated with conventional therapy.

  • Tularaemia

    This medicine is used as the first line treatment for Tularaemia, a serious infectious disease caused by Francisella tularensis, which causes fever, entry site ulceration, and may cause swelling of lymph nodes. It can also cause severe pneumonia.

  • Bacterial endocarditis

    This medicine is used in the treatment of endocarditis caused by Streptococci and Enterococci, which affects the inner tissues of the heart, the endocardium, especially the valves of the heart.

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    This medicine is indicated for the treatment of bacterial meningitis caused by group B Streptococci or Neisseria species. Bacterial meningitis is characterized by inflammation of the protective covering of the brain and spinal cord, fever, headache, neck stiffness, vomiting, confusion, and an inability to tolerate loud noises or light.

  • Plague

    This medicine is used for the treatment of Plague caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis. Plague is characterized by sudden onset of fever, headache, diarrhea, vomiting, and fatigue with muscle pain.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before receiving this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. If this medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for adverse effects.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Streptomycin Injection 1 gm 25 Vial or other aminoglycosides.

  • Hearing loss

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a hearing problem since it may increase the risk of deafness.

  • Impaired kidney function

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with impaired kidney function since it may increase the risk of kidney injury. The risk is especially higher when high doses of this medicine are used for a prolonged period of time. Suitable dosage adjustments should be made on the basis of creatinine clearance.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before receiving this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. If this medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for adverse effects.

General Warnings
  • Drug resistance

    Use of This medicine without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that are drug resistant.

  • Route of administation

    This medicine should be administered through the intramuscular route only.

  • Neuromuscular disorders

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with existing neuromuscular diseases like Parkinsonism since it may worsen the condition of the patient.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    If a dose is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Colistin severe
  • Furosemide severe
  • Neuromuscular blockers severe
  • Antiretroviral drugs severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    Consume an adequate amount of water to prevent kidney injury and hearing problems. Fluid status should be monitored closely, especially in patients with severe diarrhea and vomiting who are receiving Streptomycin Injection 1 gm 25 Vial . Frequent monitoring of kidney function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments should be made based on the clinical condition of the patient.

General Instructions

You are advised to take this medicine only in the presence of a trained healthcare professional. Strictly follow the instructions on the label and take Streptomycin Injection 1 gm 25 Vial only as directed. Drink plenty of water to avoid kidney damage. Do not take more than what is prescribed or share this medication with other people. It is advised that you should inform the doctor about all the medicines or herbal products that you are using and about all your medical conditions before taking this medicine.

Other details

  • Usage does not depend on food timings
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

How to use Streptomycin Injection 1 gm 25 Vial

Reconstitute with 4.2, 3.2, or 1.8 mL of SWFI to yield solutions containing 200, 250, or 400 mg/mL, respectively. Administered by deep IM injection well within the body of a relatively large muscle. IV route is not recommended.
Stability: Reconstituted solutions are stable for 1 week at room temperature and protect from light.

what are the adverse effects of Streptomycin Injection 1 gm 25 Vial?

Nephrotoxicity and ototoxicity.

What happens if I miss a dose of Streptomycin Injection 1 gm 25 Vial?

Adults: IM: 15 mg/kg/day when used as a daily therapy. Max 1 gm. Children: IM: 20-40 mg/kg/day when used as a daily therapy. Max 1 gm/day.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Streptomycin Injection 1 gm 25 Vial. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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