C K Chaube

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In two 4.5-month regimens and one 3-month regimen the four most potent antituberculous drugs (isoniazid, rifampin, pyrazinamide, and streptomycin) were given for the initial 3 months of chemotherapy. Acceptance by the patients was high, and bacillary sterilization was achieved in 96% of cases within 2 months. Addition of a fifth drug, ethionamide, during(More)
The compatibility of oral contraceptives with antitubercular chemotherapy and the effect of the contraceptives on regression of the tubercular lesions were studied in 100 16-40 year old female patients with bacteriologically confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis. Each patient was living with her husband and had 1 or more living children. Antitubercular(More)
Efficacy of two 4.5-month regimens (3 RSZH / S2H2Z2 and 3 RSZH /RH) and one 3-month regimen (3 RSZH ) in the management of pulmonary tuberculosis is reported (see table 1 for definition of regimen abbreviations). Even when the patients were ambulatory and outpatient attendance was required for supervised drug administration, drug compliance was high (87%).(More)
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