[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
July 4, 1977

Acute Organic Brain Syndrome Associated With Gentamicin Therapy

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.

JAMA. 1977;238(1):53-54. doi:10.1001/jama.1977.03280010053022

Two patients receiving gentamicin sulfate experienced acute organic brain syndromes that subsided after use of the drug was discontinued. Among the various factors considered as possible causes, time sequences point to gentamicin as the most likely.

(JAMA 238:53-54, 1977)