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.

ethionamide

/ethi·on·am·ide/ (ĕ-thi″on-am´īd) an antibacterial, effective against Mycobacterium tuberculosis; used in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.

ethionamide

[eth′ē·ənam′īd]
a tuberculostatic antibacterial.
indication It is prescribed for the treatment of tuberculosis in conjunction with other drugs when frontline therapy has failed.
contraindications Existing liver damage or known hypersensitivity to this drug prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the more serious adverse effects are skin rash, jaundice, mental depression, and GI side effects.

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.

ethionamide

(eth´ēon´əmīd´),
n brand name: Trecator-SC;
drug class: antitubercular;
action: bacteriostatic against Mycobacterium tuberculosis; may inhibit protein synthesis;
uses: pulmonary, extrapulmonary tuberculosis when other antitubercular drugs have failed.