TB medications

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  1. Rifampin
    4 months- inhibits RNA synthesis by blocking transcription in the organism
  2. INH-Isoniazed
    9 months- inhibits mycobacterium cell wall synthesis and interferes with metabolism effectively killing actively growing organisms or inhibiting the growth of dormant organisms
  3. Ethambutol
    not clear, appears to inhibit RNA synthesis used in combination with other bactericidal agents
  4. Antibiotics
    streptomycin type
  5. Bronchodilators
    also used to treat
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TB medications
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