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Substance Name: Antibiotics, Antitubercular
ID: D000904000


  • Drugs used in the treatment of tuberculosis. They are divided into two main classes: "first-line" agents, those with the greatest efficacy and acceptable degrees of toxicity used successfully in the great majority of cases; and "second-line" drugs used in drug-resistant cases or those in which some other patient-related condition has compromised the effectiveness of primary therapy.

Classification Code

  • Antitubercular Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Antibiotics, Antitubercular

MeSH Heading

  • Antitubercular Agents


  • Antitubercular Agents
  • Antitubercular Drugs

Registry Number

  • D000904000