Saturday, April 16, 2011

Ethionamide

It is chemically related to INH and therefore it blocks the production of mycolic acids.


Pharmacokinetics:
It is given orally. It is metabolized by liver. Its dosage of 1 gm/day gives 20μg/ml of serum concentrations in plasma and tissues.

Adverse effects:
It is hepatotoxic.
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