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Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis Summary

Description: Tuberculosis resistant to ISONIAZID and RIFAMPIN and at least three of the six main classes of second-line drugs (AMINOGLYCOSIDES; polypeptide agents; FLUOROQUINOLONES; THIOAMIDES; CYCLOSERINE; and PARA-AMINOSALICYLIC ACID) as defined by the CDC.

Also Known As: Extremely Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis; Tuberculosis, Extremely Drug-Resistant; XDR-TB; Drug-Resistant Tuberculoses, Extensively; Drug-Resistant Tuberculoses, Extremely Show All >>

Networked: 286 relevant articles (18 outcomes, 31 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. linezolid (Zyvox) : 8 outcomes 11 studies in 52 results : FDA 7
  2. Thioridazine (Mellaril) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 11 results : FDA 84 Generic
  3. butyl 3-(1H-tetrazol-5-yl)oxanilate (MTB) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 15 results : IBA
  4. Rifampin (Rifampicin) : 1 outcome 1 study in 35 results : FDA 13 Generic
  5. Carbon Monoxide : 1 outcome 1 study in 30 results : IBA
  6. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics) : 1 outcome 1 study in 15 results : IBA
  7. moxifloxacin (Avelox) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : FDA 8
  8. Clofazimine (Lamprene) : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : FDA 1
  9. Agar : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  10. Oxazolidinones (2 Oxazolidone) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

  1. Infection
  2. Tuberculosis (Tuberculoses)
  3. Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis (Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis)
  4. Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
  5. Communicable Diseases (Infectious Diseases)
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Key Therapies for Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 2 outcomes in 13 results
  2. Therapeutics : 1 outcome 2 studies in 5 results
  3. Salvage Therapy : 1 outcome in 1 result
  4. Injections : 51 results
  5. Directly Observed Therapy : 4 results
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