Ethionamide and isoniazid in the middle aged and the elderly patients

Narang, R.K. (1970) Ethionamide and isoniazid in the middle aged and the elderly patients. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 17 (1). pp. 32-35.

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Abstract

The role of 500 mg ethionamide and 400 nig isoniazid given in a single dose orally at bed time was assessed in 45 previously untrea- ted middle aged and elderly cases of pulmo- nary tuberculosis. 90 percent suptum conversion was obtained. If those who fell out of the trial due to drug intolerance are included the conversion rate was SI.5 percent. The drugs, in the dosage given, were very well tolerated.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Ethionamide, Isoniazid, Middle Aged, Elderly, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Sputum, Drug Toxicity
Subjects:Persons > Age Groups
Heterocyclic Compounds > Acids, Heterocyclic > Isonicotinic Acids
Disorders of Environmental Origin > Poisoning > Drug Toxicity
Organic Chemicals > Hydrazines > Isoniazid
Investigative Techniques > Toxicity Tests
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Pharmaceutical Preparations > Drug Combinations
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:1168
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:11 February 2006

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