para-aminosalicylic acid


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para-aminosalicylic acid

[¦par·ə ə¦me·nō¦sal·ə¦sil·ik ′as·əd]
(pharmacology)
C7H7NO3 White, crystalline drug used with other drugs in the treatment of tuberculosis. Abbreviated PAS.
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These agents include ethionamide (ETH) or prothionamide, KM or AMK, terizidone/cycloserine (CS), capreomycin (CP), viomycin (VM) and para-aminosalicylic acid (PAS).
Availability of Streptomycin and Para-Aminosalicylic Acid - United States
Some drugs, such as capreomycin, para-aminosalicylic acid (PAS), amoxicillin-clavulanic acid and clarithromycin are reserve drugs for the management of XDR TB cases.
in December 1987, a chest radiograph obtained from one of his brothers indicated a small patchy lesion in the right upper lobe; this brother had a history of tuberculous pleural effusion in 1955 for which he was treated with isoniazid (INH), para-aminosalicylic acid, and streptomycin for an unknown duration.