Intermittent short-course chemotherapy of pulmonary tuberculosis

Krishnaswami, K.V.; Sethdraman, N. and Parthasarthy, R. (1982) Intermittent short-course chemotherapy of pulmonary tuberculosis. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 29 (1). pp. 40-47.

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Abstract

Two six months’ short course twice weekly intermittent regimens of chemotherapy comprising Streptomycin, Isoniazid and Pyrazinamide with the addition of Rifampicin for the initial two months in the first regimen (RI) and a non rifampicin regimen (RII) with Ethambutol administered throughout, were studied. Considering the patients’ acceptability, efficacy (bacteriological and radiological), the incidence of relapse and cost factor, RI has been found to be better.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Short Course Chemotherapy, Intermittent Regimens, Streptomycin, Isoniazid, Pyrazinamide, Rifampicin, Ethambutol, Efficacy, Side Effects, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Radiology
Subjects:Therapeutics > Drug Therapy
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Pathologic Processes > Disease Attributes
Organic Chemicals > Hydrazines > Isoniazid
Organic Chemicals > Amines > Polyamines
Heterocyclic Compounds > Heterocyclic Compounds with 4 or More Rings > Rifamycins
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Pharmaceutical Preparations > Drug Combinations
Carbohydrates and Hypoglycemic Agents > Carbohydrates > Glycosides > Aminoglycosides > Streptomycin
Investigative Techniques > Drug Administration Schedule
Diagnosis > Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures > Diagnostic Imaging > Radiography
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:2508
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:19 December 2007

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