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International Journal of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Analysis


Bedaquiline –A new drug against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis


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Author Details : Sankalp Yadav, Gautam Rawal

Volume : 5, Issue : 2, Year : 2018

Article Page : 106-107


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Abstract

The infectious diseases have taken a toll on the rapidly multiplying population of the developing countries. The top three killers being HIV AIDS, TB and malaria. The total number of deaths due to TB is really a cause of concern since a well laid national program is running in most of these countries. However, even in the presence of clear guidelines to treat TB, there has always been a gradual rise in the new cases with few exceptions in some of these resource-constrained countries. The issue becomes graver when the problem of drug-resistant TB also comes into the picture. In the present article, the authors highlight the introduction of the new drug i.e., Bedaquiline in India to counter the problem of multidrug-resistant TB.

Keywords: Bedaquiline, Drug; Drug-resistant, TB; Tuberculosis

Doi : 10.18231/2394-2797.2018.0017

How to cite : Yadav S, Rawal G, Bedaquiline –A new drug against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Int J Pharm Chem Anal 2018;5(2):106-107

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