List of Antitubercular Drugs

In this article we will discuss about list of antitubercular drugs. So let’s get started.

Antitubercular Drugs

First line TB drugs

Isoniazid

Rifampicin

Pyrazinamide

Ethambutol

Second line TB drugs

Group A- Levofloxacin or Moxifloxacin, Bedaquiline and Linezolid.

Group B- Clofazimine, Cycloserine or Terizidone

Group C- Ethambutol, Delamanid, Pyrazinamide, Imipenem-cilastin or Meropenem, Amikacin or Streptomycin, Ethionamide or Prothionamide, p-aminosalicylic acid.

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Symptoms of Tuberculosis

In this article we will discuss about Symptoms of Tuberculosis. So let’s get started.

Symptoms

Tuberculosis is of two types

(1) Latent TB

(2) Active TB

Latent TB has no symptoms

Active TB has following symptoms:-

*Cough that lasts for 3 weeks or longer

*Hemoptysis or coughing up of blood

Pain in the chest

Fever

Fatigue

*Night sweats

Chills

Weight loss

Anorexia or loss of appetite

*The symptoms that are marked bold should be taken seriously.