Thursday, 3 April 2014

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Antitubercular Drugs::

In Chronic renal failure::
Safer Drug: Rifampicin
Drugs given under supervision: Isoniazide, Pyrazinamide, usually
dosages are reduced in severe renal failure except in patients
undergoing hemodialysis
Completely avoided: Aminoglycosides

In Hepatic Failure:
Drugs given: Ethambutol, streptomycin +/- Fluoroquinolone
Drugs given under supervision: Isoniazid and rifampicin
Completely avoided: Pyrazinamide

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