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Plazomicin Sulfate
This medication is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. Plazomicin belongs to a class of drugs known as aminoglycoside antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Using any antibiotic when it is not needed can cause it to not work for future infections.
Plazomicin Sulfate


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This medication can cause serious kidney problems and nerve damage, resulting in permanent hearing loss (including deafness or decreased hearing) and balance problems. The risk is increased if you are an older adult, already have kidney disease, or if you are taking other drugs that can affect the kidneys or nerves. Your risk is also increased if you have a family history of hearing loss, or receive high doses, or with longer use of this medication.Tell your doctor right away if you notice ringing/roaring sounds in the ears, hearing loss, dizziness, or an unusual decrease in the amount of your urine. These symptoms can occur even after treatment has finished.Careful monitoring by your doctor may lessen the risk of these side effects. Monitoring may include hearing, kidney, urine, and drug blood level tests.

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