Rifampicin and gastrointestinal disturbances: a clinical stury
Gupta, M.L.; Rathi, A.K.; Gupta, P.R. and Gupta, P.K.
Rifampicin and gastrointestinal disturbances: a clinical stury.
Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 33 (3).
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Nineteen percent of the patients on rifampicin containing drug regimen developed
gastrointestinal disturbances, as compared to 1 % in those on non-Rifampicin control regimen
(P<0.001). Of the several methods tried, transient withdrawal of the drugs will most effective,
simple and feasible method for the management of these symptoms.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Rifampicin, Gastrointestinal Disturbances, Gastrointestinal Symptoms, Nausea, Vomiting, Pain, Jaundice, Loss of Appetite, Age Distribution, Sex Distribution, Burning epigastrium|
|Subjects:||Persons > Age Groups|
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Signs and Symptoms > Pain
Genetic Phenomena > Sex Ratio
Heterocyclic Compounds > Heterocyclic Compounds with 4 or More Rings > Rifamycins
Pathological Conditions, Signs and Symptoms > Signs and Symptoms > Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
|Deposited By:||Mrs Naina Pandita|
|Deposited On:||27 August 2008|
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