antitubercular


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antitubercular

[-too͡bur′kyələr]
any agent or group of drugs used to treat tuberculosis. At least two drugs, and usually three, are required in various combinations in pulmonary tuberculosis therapy. These include isoniazid, ethambutol hydrochloride, streptomycin sulfate, and rifampin. Supplements of pyridoxine (vitamin B6) also may be needed to relieve the symptoms of peripheral neuritis that can occur as a side effect of isoniazid.

antitubercular

, antituberculous (ant?i-too-ber'kyu-lar) (kyu-lus) [ anti- + L. tubercle]
1. Preventing or treating tuberculosis.
2. An agent used to prevent or treat tuberculosis.
Synonym: antituberculotic
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Effect of rifampicin-based antitubercular therapy on nevirapine plasma concentrations in South African adults with HIVassociated tuberculosis.
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Preliminary studies in the antitubercular activity and the mechanism of action of water extract of garlic and its two partially purified proteins.
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Extensive pharmacological studies revealed its promising role in modulation of various disorders like antispasmodic, diuretic, abortifacient, antimicrobial antibacterial, antitubercular, antiviral, antifertility, depressant, anti-inflammatory and anticancer property which promoted us to conduct the study to elucidate its role on experimental gastric ulceration.
Clinical details of the patients regarding age, sex, history of persistent cough for more than 3 wk, weight loss, pyrexia, rise of temperature particularly in the evening, night sweat, chest pain, loss of appetite, shortness of breath, malaise, haemoptisis, family history of tuberculosis and history of intake of antitubercular medicines were recorded.