para-aminosalicylic acid

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par·a-a·mi·no·sal·i·cyl·ic acid

 (păr′ə-ə-mē′nō-săl′ĭ-sĭl′ĭk, ăm′ə-nō-)
n. Abbr. PAS
A bacteriostatic agent, C7H7NO3, prescribed for the treatment of tuberculosis. Also called aminosalicylic acid.
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The most commonly used drugs were an injectable (n = 27), a fluoroquinolone (n = 26), cycloserine/terizidone (n = 27), ethionamide/prothionamide (n = 24), and para-aminosalicylic acid (n = 25).
Twenty years afterward: historical notes on the discovery of the antituberculosis effect of para-aminosalicylic acid (PAS) and the first clinical trials.
Patients with second-line drug resistance, toxicity, or contraindications to the standardised regimen can access individualised regimens including capreomycin, para-aminosalicylic acid, clofazimine, linezolid and bedaquiline.
We have developed a nanodelivery formulation based on para-aminosalicylic acid (PAS) and zinc layered hydroxide using zinc nitrate salt as a precursor.
* Given the high background rates of TB and MDR-TB in several countries, regimens are often constructed around a backbone of capreomycin and para-aminosalicylic acid
It was reported yesterday that the contract has been signed to produce Para-Aminosalicylic Acid to be marketed and distributed by Advance Trading.
Rhee's research team exposed TB to para-aminosalicylic acid (PAS), which was developed more than 50 years ago, and is still part of the multi-drug regimen used to treat resistant TB.
This started with non-pharmacological methods to the discovery of effective medications (streptomycin and para-aminosalicylic acid) in 1944; the development of "triple therapy" (streptomycin, para-aminosalicylic acid and isoniazid) in 1952, assured cure.