Diseases & National Health Programme
Which of the following drugs is not used in the continuation phase of management of a multi drug resistant TB as per the DOTS Plus regime?
Under the DOTS – Plus strategy of management of MDR TB patients the following regimen is used generally:
IP (lasting for 6-9 months): 6 drugs – Kanamycin, Ofloxacin, Pyrazinamide, Ethionamide, Cycloserine & Ethambutol
CP (lasting for 18 – 24 months): 4 drugs - Ofloxacin, Ethionamide, Cycloserine & Ethambutol