anti-tuberculous

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anti-tuberculous

adjective Referring to that which counters the effects of tuberculosis.

While the adjective antitubercular is commonly used as an equivalent, it is incorrect in that "-tubercular" is the adjectival form of tubercle or nodule, not tuberculosis.
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Appropriate anti-tubercular therapy was initiated leading to gradual improvement in clinical-radiological profile in 6 weeks and the same was continued for a total of 18 months as per the institution protocol.
This new study suggests that better understanding of the mechanisms of human endogenous peptides should guide the design of new anti-tubercular drugs.
Reasons for interruption of anti-tubercular treatment as reported by patients with tuberculosis admitted in a tertiary care institute.
Common examples include anti-fungal drugs (fluconazole, ketoconazole), anti-tubercular drugs (rifampin), cardio tropic drugs (amiodarone) and anti-seizure drugs (phenobarbital).9,10
Patient was already on anti-tubercular chemotherapy for the past 2 months and was advised complete bed rest however; there was no improvement in general and clinical status as per history.
Moringa appears to protect the liver against damage caused by anti-tubercular drugs and can quicken its repair process.
Acquired causes of color blindness include damage to eye, nerve, brain; some metabolic disorders such as diabetes, glaucoma, macular degeneration; chronic illness like sickle cell anaemia; even exposure to industrial toxins or drug over dose such as digoxin, barbiturates, anti-tubercular drugs or drug side effects like Sildenafil, Ethambutol, Chloroquine etc2.
For cutaneous hyperpigmentation drugs can be the causative agents in 10-20% of cases with frequently involved drugs being nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, antimalarials, amiodarone, chemotherapeutic agents, psychotropic drugs, zidovudine, tetracyclines, and heavy metals.1 Adverse drug reactions, drug toxicities and drug-drug interactions are an important challenge seen with highly active antiretroviral treatment (HAART) and anti-tubercular treatment.
Biopsy of the lesion was not advised and the patient was commenced on anti-tubercular therapy for 12 months.
Early initiation of anti-tubercular therapy (ATT) and immediate percutaneous drainage procedures can avoid untoward splenectomy and mortality.
Likewise, dihydropyrimidines (DHPMs) and its derivatives have fascinated a plethora of researchers due to their enormous therapeutic and pharmacological activities such as anti-bacterial, anti-hypertensive, anti-tubercular, anti-microbial and especially anti-tumor properties.
Anti-tubercular therapy (ATT) with isoniazid, rifampicin, pyrazinamide and ethambutol was given as intensive therapy for 2 months and continued with isoniazid, rifampicin for the 4 months with other supportive measures.