[Complications of polychemotherapy for renal tuberculosis].

  title={[Complications of polychemotherapy for renal tuberculosis].},
  author={E V Kul'chavenia and Pavel V. Kuznetsov},
  journal={Problemy tuberkuleza},
The paper analyzes the incidence of adverse reactions caused by tuberculostatics used in the treatment of renal tuberculosis by follow-ups of 117 patients. Current polychemotherapy for renal tuberculosis has been found to be complicated by drug intolerance in 40.1% of cases. Intermittent intravenous injection of tuberculostatics causes side effects in 36.8% of patients while conventional treatment does in 59.1%. Pyrazinamide, streptomycin, and ethambutol are most toxic to patients with renal… CONTINUE READING


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