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cycloserine

 [si″klo-ser´ēn]
an antibiotic elaborated by Streptomyces orchidaceus or produced synthetically, used as a tuberculostatic and in the treatment of urinary tract infections.

cy·clo·ser·ine

(sī'klō-ser'ēn),
An antibiotic produced by strains of Streptomyces orchidaceus or S. garyphalus with a wide spectrum of antibacterial activity.
Synonym(s): orientomycin

cycloserine

/cy·clo·ser·ine/ (-sĕ´rēn) an antibiotic produced by Streptomyces orchidaceus or obtained synthetically; used as a tuberculostatic and in treatment of urinary tract infections.

cycloserine

(sī′klō-sĕr′ēn)
n.
An antibiotic effective against a wide range of bacteria, used especially in the treatment of tuberculosis and infections of the urinary tract.

cycloSERINE

[sī′klōser′ēn]
an antibiotic.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of active pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis.
contraindications Epilepsy, depression, severe anxiety, psychosis, severe renal insufficiency, excessive concurrent use of alcohol, or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the most serious reactions are central nervous system toxic effects, including tremor, drowsiness, convulsions, and psychotic changes. Pyridoxine may be given concurrently to prevent these effects. Other side effects include arrhythmias and optic neuritis.

cycloserine

Infectious disease A broad-spectrum antibiotic used for UTIs and TB Adverse effects CNS Sx, allergy, skin rash, ↑ LFTs

cy·clo·ser·ine

(sī'klō-ser'ēn)
An antibiotic produced by strains of Streptomyces orchidaceus or S. garyphalus with a wide spectrum of antibacterial activity.

cycloserine

A drug used to treat TUBERCULOSIS caused by organisms resistant to treatment by standard drugs such as rifampicin, isoniazid, ethambutol and streptomycin. The drug is on the WHO official list.

cy·clo·ser·ine

(sī'klō-ser'ēn)
An antibiotic produced by strains of Streptomyces orchidaceus or S. garyphalus with a wide spectrum of antibacterial activity.

cycloserine (sī´klōserēn),

n brand name: Seromycin Pulvules;
drug class: antitubercular;
action: inhibits cell wall synthesis, analog of D-alanine;
uses: pulmonary tuberculosis.
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A search of all hospital orders from January 1, 2010, to January 1, 2012, was performed for cycloserine orders and for information about the patients undergoing these tests.
Efficacy and safety of kanamycin, Ethionamide, PAS, and Cycloserine in multidrug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis patients.
The woman's sputum had >100 acid-fast bacilli and was culture positive for a Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain exhibiting resistance to isoniazid, rifampin, fluoroquinolones (low-level resistance), ethambutol, ethionamide, and aminoglycoside but susceptibility to cycloserine, PAS, bedaquiline, and linezolid.
Request of Proposal for Procurement of medical store Vitamin B complex with a minimum concentration of vit B1-5mg, Vit B6-3mg & Vit B12-5mcg therapeutic Tab/Cap, Cycloserine 250 mg Cap, Ethambutol 800mg Tab, Fexofenadine Hydrochloride Tab 120 mg, Hydroxychloroquin 200 mg Tab, Cefotaxime Sodium 1gm Inj, Clindamycin 300 mg Cap, Gancyclovir 500 mg/vial Inj, Tab Metformin SR I gm Tab drugs for ahrr
Other augmentation options include lithium, buspirone, and pindolol, as well as naturally occurring agents such as L-methylfolate, S-adenosylmethionine, creatine, omega-3 fatty acids, and cycloserine.
The RNTCP under PMDT recommends a standardized treatment regimen (STR) category four (CAT IV) regimen, comprising six drugs (kanamycin, levofloxacin, ethionamide, cycloserine, pyrazinamide, and ethambutol) during the 6-9 months of the intensive phase (IP) and four drugs (levofloxacin, ethionamide, cycloserine, and ethambutol) during the 18 months of the continuation phase (CP).
In a recent study, we reviewed the cycloSERINE test results ordered by a referring laboratory "unnamed A," in 2010 and 2011, and investigated whether a wrong test for cycloSERINE, an antibiotic, was ordered through the laboratory A, despite physicians' orders for cycloSPORINE, an immunosuppressant.
Post transplant erythrocytosis and the risk of thromboembolic complications; correlation from a prospective randomized study of cycloserine versus azathioprine antithymocyte globulin.
Cycloserine or its dimer, terizidone (which is the only form currently used in South Africa) has a high incidence of neuropsychiatric adverse events.
On the ground of in vitro supplementary sensitivity assays, cycloserine, para-aminosalycilic acid, capreomycin, ethionamide, and linezolid were added, obtaining clinical-microbiological cure after 15 consecutive month of hospitalization.