ethionamide

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ethionamide

 [ĕ-thi″on-am´īd]
an antibacterial effective against Mycobacterium tuberculosis; used in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis, administered orally.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ethionamide

A drug used in the treatment of LEPROSY or in cases of TUBERCULOSIS resistant to other drugs. The drug is on the WHO official list.
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