What line of drug therapy should be initiated in a patient o
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Mrinal Devpriya
What line of drug therapy should be initiated in a patient of pulmonary TB with elevated liver enzymes?
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Hy Dr Mrinal Dhingra et al recommended that, in patients with cirrhosis of liver, treatment may be started with an aminoglycoside, a quinolone and EMB. If further addition of drugs is considered necessary RIF may be added. INH may be substituted for RIF, if RIF cannot be given. PZA is best avoided in patients with chronic liver disease. For more information you can refer:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3940527/#:~:text=Dhingra et al69 recommended,if RIF cannot be given.... Read more
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