Drug Safety Information for STREPTOMYCIN SULFATE (Streptomycin sulfate)

Adverse Drug Reactions for STREPTOMYCIN SULFATE* (Streptomycin sulfate)

These charts and graphs are based on reports received through the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) program (see below).

Top 20 Adverse Effects Associated with STREPTOMYCIN SULFATE
(reported in FDA Medwatch/FAERS Reports)

  Side Effect # of FDA Reports
2Drug hypersensitivity25
5Respiratory failure20
6Paradoxical drug reaction20
7Alanine aminotransferase increased18
8Aspartate aminotransferase increased17
9Condition aggravated17
10Pulmonary tuberculosis17
11Decreased appetite16
15Disseminated tuberculosis14
16Interstitial lung disease14
17Immune reconstitution syndrome14
18Drug ineffective14
20Hepatic function abnormal14

* This side effect also appears in "Top 10 Side Effects of STREPTOMYCIN SULFATE " in the drug's Review Summary based on AskaPatient reviews.

Top 10 Reasons for Taking STREPTOMYCIN SULFATE
(associated with FDA Medwatch/FAERS Reports)

Reason # of FDA Reports
2Pulmonary tuberculosis305
3Product used for unknown indication82
4Atypical mycobacterial infection73
5Disseminated tuberculosis71
6Mycobacterium ulcerans infection57
8Whipple's disease38
9Tuberculous pleurisy37
10Mycobacterium avium complex infection34

*Also a top-10 reason in AskaPatient Review Summary.

Types of Adverse Events for STREPTOMYCIN SULFATE

Total Reports Filed with FDA: 2162

Number of FDA Adverse Event Reports by Patient Age for STREPTOMYCIN SULFATE

Total Reports Filed with FDA: 2162*

* Reports for drugs with the same active ingredients have been aggregated in this analysis: Streptomycin sulfate (Streptomycin, Streptomycin sulfate)

Charts are based on 2162 reports filed with the FDA between 2004 and June 2015.

Adverse Event Reports are submitted to the FDA by pharmaceutical companies (mandatory reporting is required by manufacturers, distributors, or importers), health care providers such as doctors (voluntary reporting), and by patients themselves (voluntary reporting). More Information on FDA MedWatch (FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program)Voluntary reporting takes place under the FDA's MedWatch program, where health care professionals and consumers submit reports to FDA when they find a problem with a drug, medical device, biologic, or other FDA-regulated product. An adverse event is any undesirable experience or extreme side effect associated with the use of a medical product. Adverse events include: death, life threatening event, hospitalization, disability or permanent damage, congenital anomaly or birth defect, medical product use requiring a surgical or other intervention, or other serious medical situation believed to be caused by the drug.

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Analytics of FDA Adverse Event Reports Provided by Druginformer.com. FDA Drug Safety Information, including safety-related labeling updates, required post-approval safety studies, risk evaluation management strategies (REMS), alerts, and recalls are compiled by AskaPatient.com from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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