Handbook on Adverse Drug Reactions in TB Treatment Original PDF 2018
This handbook focuses on adverse drug reactions in tuberculosis treatment. Tuberculosis is a multisystem disease with varied clinical presentations. One-third of the world’s population is infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis and there is 10% lifetime risk of developing tuberculosis and the risk further increases to 10% annual risk in immunocompromised patients. This book is written with the aim of defining a practical approach to every aspect of adverse drug reaction in tuberculosis treatment. In total, there are 21 chapters in the book. Chapters practically cover all the aspects of adverse drug reaction in TB treatment ranging from pharmacology, interaction between anti-TB drugs with food and other drugs including antiretroviral drugs, monitoring and management of adverse drug reaction of antituberculosis used in new and drug-resistant cases of tuberculosis. Special chapters on case-based approach to treatment of tuberculosis and MDR-TB and XDR-TB in special situation like pregnancy, renal insufficiency and liver diseases and epidemiology of adverse drug reactions in new and drug-resistant patients of tuberculosis have also been included. This book will be useful to both undergraduate and postgraduate medical students, practitioners and program managers and healthcare workers.