We initially tested resistance against isoniazid and rifampin, followed by testing for resistance against streptomycin and ethambutol if the isolate was resistant to either isoniazid or rifampin.
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E stands for Ethambutol
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A nationally representative survey of about 4 000 people with tuberculosis showed that, in 2007, one-third of new cases as well as more than a half of previously treated cases had tuberculosis resistant to at least one of the first-line drugs - isoniazid, rifampicin, ethambutol, and streptomycin.
Sefar said on its website that it's planning to produce atenolol, vitamin C, ethambutol, ibuprophene, loratadine and other drugs.
Isoniazid is a combination drug given to the patients along with Rifampicin, Pyrazinamid, Ethambutol and Streptomycin.
Following a case confirmed antemortem at the HDZ, a 3-drug protocol of rifampin (15 mg/kg PO SID), ethambutol (15 mg/kg PO SID), and clarithromycin (10 mg/kg PO SID) was started on this bird in 2004 and extended to the entire flock in 2005.
The patient is put on four first-line drugs: isoniazid (INH), rifampicin (RIF), pyrazinamide (PZA) and ethambutol (EMB), for a specified period until sputum conversion, treatment failure or relapse intervenes.