ATC Group: A07AA04 Streptomycin

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Streptomycin

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Streptomycin is a broad spectrum aminoglycoside antibiotic derived from Streptomyces griseus with antibacterial activity. Streptomycin is typically used for treatment of active tuberculosis, always in combination with other antituberculosis agents.