clofazimine


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Related to clofazimine: dapsone
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clofazimine

n clofazimina
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After psychosocial counseling and health education sessions, the boy, with his family's agreement, consented to daily outpatient treatment with isoniazid (400 mg), ethambutol (800 mg), pyrazinamide (1,600 mg), prothionamide (500 mg), moxifloxacin (400 mg), capreomycin (750 mg), and clofazimine (100 mg) beginning in December 2013.
The patient was started on dapsone 100 mg daily, rifampin 600 mg monthly, clofazimine 50 mg daily, and clofazimine 300 mg monthly for 12 months.
In a minority of situations where both inhA and KatG mutations are present (precluding use of either Eto or high-dose INH), an alternative agent, such as clofazimine or para-aminosalicylate, is considered for addition to the regimen to ensure a minimum of four effective drugs.
In 2012, molecular biologist Deborah Hung of Harvard and her team built on the clofazimine data, reporting in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that the same damaging molecules could also annihilate lingering tuberculosis-causing microbes.
Clofazimine, a drug used for treating leprosy, is a rare cause of crystalline deposits limited to histiocytes within the bowel wall and mesenteric lymph nodes that resembles CSH.
Novartis will extend its commitment to provide multi-drug therapy (rifampicin, clofazimine and dapsone) to leprosy patients worldwide in a final push against the disease.
Among the topics are clofazimine and its precursors in Ireland and Nigeria 1944-66, the epistemological politics of research about medicinal plants in Tanzania, and HIV and therapeutic citizenship in West Africa.
dda-Barnen, visited regularly to diagnose cases of leprosy and to recommend the treatment of the time, Dapsone monotherapy, and later Clofazimine and Rifampicin.
Numerous treatments, including prednisone, azathioprine, penicillamine, CsA, methotrexate, MMF, thalidomide, clofazimine, anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody, ECP, phototherapy with bath PUVA, UVA1 or UVB, etretinate or various combinations, have been tried with varying success in sclerodermatous GVHD (2), (3), (5), (15-22).
For persons having greater than 5 skin lesions, it is termed multi-bacillary leprosy and is treated with a regimen of three drugs--rifampicin, clofazimine, and Dapsone.
Medications with antimycobacterial activity include azithromycin, isoniazid, enrofloxacin, clarithromycin, doxycycline, ciprofloxacin, rifabutin, rifampicin, amikacin, clofazimine, and ethambutol.
The multi-drug therapy (MDT) of dapsone, rifampicin and clofazimine was discovered in 1981.