Ant-TB drugs

Pharm

Ant-TB drugs

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 40%
Ease of Revision 6.76 / 10

Question Pattern

The questions focus on adverse effects, resistance mechanisms and drug interactions.

Read a bit about MDR TB.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Rx of isoniazid overdose
  • Non-tubercular uses of rifampicin
  • Drug resistance and Gene Mutations
  • Salient points of First line drugs in TB
  • Anti-tubercular drugs associated with ophthalmic toxicity
  • Drug associated with transient memory loss
  • Most effective drug against extracellular mycobacteria
  • Drug inhibiting DNA dependent RNA polymerase
  • Bacteriostatic antitubercular drug
  • Rifampicin resistance is primarily due to

Suggested Revision

  • Triple drug therapy for pulmonary MAC
  • Slow and Fast Acetylators
  • Mechanisms of Drug Resistance
  • Important ADRs of Anti-TB Drugs
  • Drug interactions of Anti-TB Drugs

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