antitubercular agent

antitubercular agent

[¦an·tē·tə¦bərk·yə·lər ′ā·jənt]
(pharmacology)
A substance, such as streptomycin or isoniazid, used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
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This plant has been used as a folklore medicine for anti-inflammatory and anti-arthritic effects, and also used as antitubercular agent by Miao people.
The various study tools used were the patient profile form which recorded all the information, such as name, age, sex, socioeconomic status, life style factors and dietary factors and any concurrent diseases and medications other than antitubercular agents that the patients might be taking.
Synthesis of a- and b-pyran naphthoquinones as a new class of antitubercular agents.
Though a standard chemotherapy regime for BCG osteomyelitis is not available, prolonged treatment with antitubercular agents for 8-10 months is followed in most of the studies and the rate of recurrence is very less.
The treatment consisted of daily doses of the appropriate antitubercular agents for 9 months.
A bioactive labdane diterpenoid from Curcuma amada and its semisynthetic analogues as antitubercular agents.