ANTI-TUBERCULAR DRUGS INDUCED HEPATITIS: A CASE REPORT
Nishat Fathima*, Juweria Hussaini, Dr. Mohd Faqruddin and Dr. Avez Ali
Anti-TB drugs have shown that they are able to contain and kill Mycobacterium tuberculosis effectively, they are known to induce various adverse effects, including liver injury, skin reactions, gastrointestinal and neurological disorders. Anti-tuberculosis drug induced liver injury (ATLI) is one of the most important and serious adverse effects, which results in a low treatment success rate. Hepatitis adverse effect seen in tubercular suffered patient due to anti tubercular drug therapy. We report 22 year old male with tubercular right pleural effusion, on anti-Tb dugs.
Keywords: Tuberculosis, ATT, Hepatitis, rifampicin.
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