Tuberculosis Drug Information Guide, 2nd edition

The first edition (2009) of Tuberculosis Drug Information Guide was derived from Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Survival Guide for Clinicians (2nd edition) produced in 2008 by the Curry International Tuberculosis Center (CITC) and the State of California Department of Public Health, Tuberculosis Control Branch (CDPH).

The information in Tuberculosis Drug Information Guide, 2nd edition was updated in December, 2012.

For the most current information on 23 medications currently used to treat tuberculosis (in the U.S. and internationally), the Curry Center refers users to: Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: A Survival Guide for Clinicians, 3rd edition (2016), Chapter 5: Medication Fact Sheets.  

For each drug (listed alphabetically), this chapter includes:

  • Information about the drug’s activity against TB
  • Dosing instructions
  • Preparation and storage
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Adverse reactions
  • Contraindications
  • Monitoring
  • Wholesale cost, and
  • Patient instructions.