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Which of the following is new anti-tubercular drug? (PNQ)



A Linezolid
B Clarithromycin

C Amoxi-clavulanic acid
D All of the above

Ans. D

All of the above

Second line drugs

1). Thiacetazone

2). Capreomycin

3). PAS

4). Ethionamide

5). Kanamycin

6). Ciprofloxacin

7). Cycloserine

8). Amikacin

9). Streptomycin

Recent Advances: Streptomycin is now a 2nd line drug.

Recent Advances: - Newer drugs

1). Rifabutin

2). Rifapentene

3). Linezolid

4). Amox/clav combination

5). Ofloxacin

6). Clarithromycin

7). Azithromycin

8). Clofazimine

Recent Advances

XDR TB (extensive drug resistance strain) – MDR TB + resistance to fluoroquinolones and one or more of the injectable drugs amikacin, kanamycin or capreomycin.

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