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

Neurotoxicity of the antibiotics: A comprehensive study

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

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Dr. Seyed Ahmad Naseri Alavi
Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz
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DOI: 10.4103/0028-3886.246258

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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.


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