Type of Medication: Antibiotic

Indications: Treatment of Tuberculosis but always as a combination with other drugs.

Side Effects:  Hepatotoxic, fever, anorexia, hepatomegaly jaundice, liver failure, nausea, vomiting, arthralgia, sideroblastic anaemia, urticaria, gout, dysuria, aggravation of peptic ulcer.

Route of administration: Adult (Oral)

Dose:See BTS guidelines


Examples of some Drug Interactions

Interacting drug: Uricosurics (probenecid)

antagonism of effect of probenecid