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Tuberculosis (TB) Topic Guide

Tuberculosis Tuberculosis: Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection, typically of the lungs, that is caused by either bacteria or fungus. Though treatments have have greatly evolved over the years, TB is still a major health problem worldwide.

Tuberculosis Topic Guide - Visuals

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Tuberculosis Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

isoniazid, pyrazinamide, and rifampin Isoniazid, Pyrazinamide, And Rifampin

Isoniazid, pyrazinamide, and rifampin are antibiotics. They prevent tuberculous bacteria from multiplying in your body...learn more »

pyrazinamide Pyrazinamide

Pyrazinamide is an antibiotic that fights bacteria...learn more »

isoniazid Isoniazid

Isoniazid is an antibiotic that fights bacteria...learn more »

ethambutol Ethambutol

Ethambutol is an antibiotic that prevents growth of the tuberculous bacteria in the body...learn more »

rifampin Rifampin

Rifampin is an antibiotic that fights bacteria and prevents it from spreading in your body...learn more »