Disease Information for Thiacetazone (Tibione) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Hyperpigmented patches/sun exposed areas
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Pigment changes.
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Antituberculosis medication (example)
DRUG/Specialized usage (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
Acetamide N (4 (((aminothioxomethyl)hydrazono)methyl)phenyl), Amithiozone, Thiacetazone, Thioacetazon, Thioacetazone, Brand name/Tibione (Thiacetazone)
Definition

An antituberculosis antibiotic; oral preparation; always used in combination treatment usually with INH or rifampin; skin pigment problems

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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