Therapeutic drug monitoring in antituberculosis chemotherapy

Ther Drug Monit. 1998 Oct;20(5):469-72. doi: 10.1097/00007691-199810000-00004.

Abstract

Therapeutic drug monitoring in antituberculosis chemotherapy may play a strategic role in improving outcomes in selected patients. The most important use is in assisting clinicians to optimize therapy to achieve success and minimize toxicity. The other principal indication lies in the management of interaction of antituberculosis drugs with other drugs.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Antitubercular Agents / pharmacokinetics
  • Antitubercular Agents / pharmacology*
  • Drug Interactions*
  • Drug Monitoring* / methods
  • Humans
  • Tuberculosis, Pulmonary / blood
  • Tuberculosis, Pulmonary / drug therapy*

Substances

  • Antitubercular Agents