Treatment of newly diagnosed pulmonary tuberculosis and tuberculous lesions of other organs. It is advisable to prescribe the drug to patients who took treatment earlier after laboratory determination of the sensitivity of mycobacteria secreted by the patient to it. Infectious and inflammatory processes of various localization caused by gram-positive and gram-negative microorganisms that are sensitive to the drug: with pneumonia caused by Klebsiella, with endocarditis, plague, tularemia, brucellosis.
Release form, composition
In production, the drug is produced in the form of a white powder for the preparation of injections, it is in bottles, 1 g each, packed in a cardboard box, 10 bottles in each package.
Composition of the drug: 1 g of sterile streptomycin sulfate.
This medicine is classified by experts as antimicrobial agents for the treatment of tuberculosis.
Indications for use
Apply for: tuberculous lesions of other organs, plague, pneumonia, pulmonary tuberculosis, tularemia, endocarditis, brucellosis.
You can not use the drug for those who have: botulism, cardiovascular insufficiency, diseases of the vestibular and hearing aids, myasthenia gravis, cerebrovascular accident, sensitivity to the composition of the drug, a tendency to bleeding, renal failure.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding period
Before using the drug, it is imperative that you go to the doctor and pay attention to the composition of this drug. If its ingredients do not harm the health of your baby and your health, then you can use the medication.
Mode of application
In order to exclude the appearance of adverse reactions of the body to the drug, your attending specialist, after consultation and diagnosis, prescribes the dosage according to which you should use this drug.
Doctors advise using the medicine for treatment in this dosage: in the form of aerosols – dilute 0.5-1 g of streptomycin in 4-5 ml of 0.9% sodium chloride solution; intracavernosally – dilute 1 g of streptomycin with 0.9% sodium chloride solution; intramuscularly – dilute with 0.9% sodium chloride solution and in water for injection, or in 0.5% novocaine 1 g of streptomycin; intratracheally – dilute 0.5-1 g of streptomycin with 0.9% sodium chloride solution or 0.5% novocaine. The drug should be administered based on the patient’s weight.
The duration of use depends on the effectiveness of the drug on the patient’s body.
Patients inadvertently used this drug to a greater extent than recommended by the attending physician and, at the same time, they had such symptoms of the body’s response to the drug: increased side effects, and respiratory arrest may also occur.
Situations with patients who had adverse reactions were recorded and the following symptoms were observed: peripheral nephritis, vomiting, headache, hyperemia, hematuria, anaphylactic shock, impaired renal function, tachycardia, diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea, myasthenia gravis , hemolytic anemia, pancytopenia, pruritus, urticaria, skin rashes, azotemia, leukopenia, drowsiness, shortness of breath, paresthesia, convulsions.
It is recommended to store this medicine in a place that is dark, preferably very dry, which cannot be reached by children under the age of 18, and the temperature of this place must not exceed + 25 ° C.
In all pharmacies you can buy this medication only with a prescription from your treating specialist.
The shelf life of the medicine lasts 36 months from the date indicated on each package of the medicine.