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Thioacetazone

Thiacetazone


Presentation

  • There were no significant differences in clinical presentation of TB between the HIV-negative and HIV-positive groups.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • It outlines trends of discovery and development of chemotherapy, starting from the mid-50's to present day uses of chemotherapy in treating AIDS, drug-resistant tuberculosis, and other non-tuberculosis mycobacterial diseases.[books.google.com]
  • This paper presents the results over a II-month period of a controlled comparison of (a) the standard regimen of isoniazid (average 4.5 mg/kg body-weight) plus sodium PAS (average 0.22 g/kg), daily in two divided doses ; (b) a regimen of isoniazid (average[eprints.nirt.res.in]
  • The lipids X and Y were still present in the delipidated cells as seen in Figure 3C, suggesting that they are covalently bound to the cell wall.[dx.doi.org]
  • National issues of the ATC classification may include additional codes not present in this list, which follows the WHO version.[howlingpixel.com]
Lymphadenopathy
  • Common clinical presentations among children with TB were bronchopneumonia (45/162), miliary TB (30/162) and tuberculous lymphadenopathy (21/33).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Of these, 1 died from tuberculous meningitis, 3 of heart failure, associated with pleural effusions, 1 from tuberculous ascites and heart failure and 2 from pulmonarytuberculosis and lymphadenopathy.[kundoc.com]
Intravenous Drugs
  • . & Abrutyn, E. (1993) Human immunodeficiency virus seroconversion among intravenous drug users in- and out-of-treatment: an 18-month prospective follow-up. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, 6, 1049-1056. ‏[books.google.com]
Gastric Lavage
  • Overdosage Emesis and gastric lavage may be of value if undertaken within a few hours of ingestion. There is no specific antidote and treatment is supportive. Storage Tablets should be kept in well-closed containers.[apps.who.int]
Dyspepsia
  • Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, anorexia & dyspepsia. Neurological : Giddiness (10%). SERIOUS: Haematological : Neutropaenia, anaemia, thrombocytopaenia; rarely: haemolytic anaemia, agranulocytosis, aplastic anaemia.[tbdrugmonographs.co.uk]
Encephalopathy
  • Dr Sern Chin Lim Dr International Medical Universitry Malaysia Primary Prophylaxis to Prevent the Development of Hepatic Encephalopathy in Cirrhotic Patients with Acute Variceal Bleeding.[pubfacts.com]

Treatment

  • […] as a prophylactic.Over a 12-week period of treatment, the additive supplement failed to reduce the over-all frequency of side-effects or the frequency of side-effects leading to a major departure from prescribed treatment.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Despite the exclusion of thioacetazone from the treatment regimen, cutaneous reactions occurring within 8 weeks of commencing treatment were observed in 7 of the 65 (11%) patients, 2 of whom developed fatal Stevens-Johnson syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Reference is easy thanks to a unique 3-part structure covering general aspects of treatment; reviews of every agent; and details of treatments of particular infections.[books.google.com]
  • Incorrect or inadequate treatment may be due to use of the wrong medications, use of only one medication (standard treatment is at least two drugs), not taking medication consistently or for the full treatment period (treatment is required for several[howlingpixel.com]
  • Look at other dictionaries: Tuberculosis treatment — Various pharmaceutical tuberculosis treatments their actions Tuberculosis treatment refers to the medical treatment of the infectious disease tuberculosis (TB).[en.academic.ru]

Epidemiology

  • The first section covers general considerations in osteo-articular tuberculosis, including epidemiology and prevalence, pathology and pathogenesis, diagnosis and investigations, and anti-tubercular drugs.[books.google.com]
  • Epidemiology and clinical outcomes. JAMA 1996 ; 276 : 1229 –1235. Comstock GW, Cauthen GM. Epidemiology of tuberculosis In : Reichmann LB, Hershfield ES, editors.[erj.ersjournals.com]
  • Radiology in epidemiological studies and some therapeutic trials. British Medical Journal, 2. 491. Tsukamura, M., Et Tsukamura, S. (1964). Differentiation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium bovis by p-nitrobenzoic acid susceptibility.[kundoc.com]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Pathophysiology

  • Home Documents Controversies in tuberculosis control: thioacetazone may be used routinely pro Published on 01-Sep-2016 View 212 Download 0 Transcript Abstracts 3 are totally ignorant of the underlying pathophysiology.[docslide.com.br]

Prevention

  • Thioacetazone is used in the treatment of tuberculosis; it has only weak activity against " Mycobacterium tuberculosis " and is only useful in preventing resistance to more powerful drugs like isoniazid and rifampicin.[eng.ichacha.net]
  • Your doctor may also want you to take a supplemental vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) tablet daily during treatment to prevent numbness and tingling caused by low levels of this vitamin.[7pharmfrance.com]
  • Thioacetazone is acclimated in the analysis of tuberculosis; it has alone anemic action adjoin Mycobacterium tuberculosis and is alone advantageous in preventing attrition to added able drugs like isoniazid and rifampicin.[buychemical.wordpress.com]
  • Dr Sern Chin Lim Dr International Medical Universitry Malaysia Primary Prophylaxis to Prevent the Development of Hepatic Encephalopathy in Cirrhotic Patients with Acute Variceal Bleeding.[pubfacts.com]
  • It is used primarily to prevent the development of bacteria that are resistant to first-line drugs, and to treat patients infected with drug-resistant TB. Thioacetazone is extremely cheap. However, it is associated with adverse patient reactions.[tbonline.info]

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