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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 66  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 1732--1740

Neurotoxicity of the antibiotics: A comprehensive study

Naghmeh Javanshir Rezaei1, Amir Mohammad Bazzazi2, Seyed Ahmad Naseri Alavi3 
1 Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Aalinasab Hospital, Tabriz, Iran
3 Department of Neurosurgery, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Seyed Ahmad Naseri Alavi
Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz
Iran

Antibiotics are among the most widely used medications in clinical settings. Seizures, encephalopathy, optic neuropathy, peripheral neuropathy, and exacerbation of myasthenia gravis are important examples of neurotoxic adverse events associated with the use of antibiotics. This article aims to review the most common and important neurotoxic adverse effects associated with various antibiotics routinely used in a clinical setting.


How to cite this article:
Rezaei NJ, Bazzazi AM, Naseri Alavi SA. Neurotoxicity of the antibiotics: A comprehensive study.Neurol India 2018;66:1732-1740


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Rezaei NJ, Bazzazi AM, Naseri Alavi SA. Neurotoxicity of the antibiotics: A comprehensive study. Neurol India [serial online] 2018 [cited 2019 May 21 ];66:1732-1740
Available from: http://www.neurologyindia.com/article.asp?issn=0028-3886;year=2018;volume=66;issue=6;spage=1732;epage=1740;aulast=Rezaei;type=0