Antibiotic-induced neuropathy is a rare complication of several antimicrobial agents. Symptoms are generally sensory more than motor, and are similar to those typical of other toxic neuropathies or other causes of distal symmetric polyneuropathy. They include distal paresthesias, often with burning, dysesthetic, and stocking-glove sensory loss. The neuropathy is generally reversible if the antibiotic is discontinued early, although in some cases recovery is slow and incomplete.
Jan. 16, 2021