Disease Information for Para-aminosalicylate (PAS) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
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Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Folic acid/Folate (Lab)
Vitamin B12, serum (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Methemoglobin (Lab)
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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Neutropenia.
Eosinophilic pneumonia/prolonged
Granulocytopenia/Neutropenia
Hypovitaminosis B12
Megaloblastic anemia/disease
Methemoglobinemia
Pulmonary eosinophilia syndrome
Toxic amblyopia syndrome
Toxic erythema
Vitamin B12 deficiency
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Antituberculosis medication (example)
DRUG/B12 absorption inhibition
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Malabsorption B12
Pathophysiology/B12 Intrinsic Factor receptors dys
Pathophysiology/Ileal absorption impaired
Pathophysiology/Chronic intrinsic restrictive lung
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
4 aminosalicylic acid, 4 ASA, admin, AMINOSALICYLIC ACID A 04, AMINOSALICYLIC ACID P, Benzoic acid 4 amino 2 hydroxy, NIH 2939, p aminosalicylate, p Aminosalicylic Acid, para Aminosalicylic Acid, Para aminosalicylic acid (substance), PAS, PAS Para aminosalicylic acid, Brand name/PAS (Para-amino-salicylate), Brand name/Teebacin (Para-aminosalicylate)
Definition

Anti-tuberculosis antibiotic drug;older weaker but less resistance drug; oral preparation (many pills) used in combinations

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