A 43-year-old member asked:
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any medicine to treat multi-drug resistance in tuberculosis ?

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Dr. Simon Tsiouris
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Multi-drug resistant TB is resistant, by definition, to two drugs: Isoniazid and rifampin. There are many other drugs available which can be used in their place to treat and cure multi-drug resistant tb.
Answered on Jun 7, 2015
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