Hepatotoxic effects of tuberculosis therapy.

@article{Ali1996HepatotoxicEO,
  title={Hepatotoxic effects of tuberculosis therapy.},
  author={Juzar Ali},
  journal={Postgraduate medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={99 5},
  pages={217-236}
}
Preview The recent resurgence of tuberculosis in the United States- fueled in part by its increased incidence among those infected with HIV, substance abusers, and recent immigrants- necessitates a fresh look at tuberculosis therapy. Management is tricky because the first-line antituberculosis drugs can be hepatotoxic, particularly in the presence of underlying liver disease. Patient compliance and close follow-up are essential to achieving a cure while avoiding the pitfalls. Dr Ali describes… CONTINUE READING

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