cycloserine


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cy·clo·ser·ine

 (sī′klō-sĕr′ēn)
n.
An antibiotic effective against a wide range of bacteria, used especially in the treatment of tuberculosis and infections of the urinary tract.

cycloserine

(ˌsaɪkləʊˈsɪəriːn)
n
an antibiotic effective in the treatment of tuberculosis
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Noun1.cycloserine - an antibiotic that is especially active against the tubercle bacillus
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
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The taurocholate cycloserine cefoxitin agar medium used in this study has been shown to have lower recoverability for C.
This discrepancy could be due to fixed and higher dose of cycloserine (1000 mg) used in their patients.
MDR, KMRC 00116-00250, pathogenic-resistant to isoniazid, rifampicin, streptomycin, and pyrazinamide; XDR, KMRC 00203- 00197, pathogenic-resistant to isoniazid, rifampicin, ethambutol, kanamycin, ofloxacin, rifabutin and amikacin, but susceptible to capreomycin, streptomycin, moxifloxacin, prothionamide, p-aminosalicylic, and cycloserine.
Medications Side effects Isoniazid Category C: possible increased risk of hepatitis/peripheral neuropathy Rifampin Category C: rare cases of fetal abnormalities and hemorrhagic disease Ethambutol Category B Pyrazinamide Category C: detail teratogenicity data are not available Fluoroquinolones Category C: causes arthropathies Ethionamide Category C: teratogenic in laboratory animals Para-aminosalicylic acid Category C: adverse effects are not certain Cycloserine Category C: adverse effects are not certain Streptomycin Category D: congenital deafness Kanamycin/amikacin Category D: similar side effect with streptomycin Table 4: Control of transmission of TB in pregnancy [4].
In response to the Turing uproar, Rodelis Therapeutics agreed to return cycloserine to its previous owner, a nonprofit group with ties to Purdue University, which pledged to bring the cost back down to earth.
3 This neuropathy is most common in high-risk patient population that includes slow acetylators, patients with HIV, diabetes, chronic renal failure, pregnant and lactating women, malnourished and elderly patients, alcoholics, patient on certain medications that antagonize B6 effect like hydralazine, cycloserine, penicillamine and antiretroviral drugs.
Rodelis Therapeutics acquired the rights to TB drug cycloserine in August, and subsequently raised the price from $500 for 30 capsules to $10,800.
3] * Terizidone is comprised of two molecules of cycloserine and one molecule of terephtalaldehyde.
For example mutation rate for resistance against streptomycin is 1 in 108 1 in 107 for ethambutol and 1 in 109 for cycloserine (Gangadharam 1984).
Many medicines, such as the anti-infection agent amikacin, and the antibiotic cycloserine, which are included in the World Health Organisation's essential medicines list, are not included in the Indian NLEM, said Chinu Srinivasan, member of the All India Drug Action Network, which has been campaigning for drug price caps.
Many medicines such as the anti- infection agent amikacin and antibiotic cycloserine, which are included in the World Health Organization's essential medicines list, are not included in NLEM.