Streptomycin induced permanent balance disorders rather than hearing loss in the patient on treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: YEN, Su-Chen (Tungs’ Taichung MetroHarbor Hospital, Department of Pharmacy, Taichung, China Taiwan)
  • Co-author(s): Su-Chen Yen: Department of Pharmacy, Tungs’ Taichung MetroHarbor Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Province of China;, Taichung City New Pharmacist Association, Taichung, Taiwan, Province of China
    Shu-Chen Lai: Department of Pharmacy, Tungs’ Taichung MetroHarbor Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan, Province of China;, Taichung City New Pharmacist Association, Taichung, Taiwan, Province of China
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Streptomycin preferentially affects the vestibular system rather than the auditory system.

    Purpose

    Avoiding streptomycin induced toxicity of vestibular sensory nerve.

    Methods

    This 62y/o male with past medical history of DM suffered from nocturnal wheezing since one year ago. The patient visit chest OPD regularly since Jun.21, 2016. Bronchial ..

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