Tag: Isoniazid

1. When compared to 9 months of isoniazid, 4 months of rifampin was a non-inferior alternative treatment of latent tuberculosis (TB) that was both cheaper and lead to lower healthcare usage amongst adult and pediatric patients in high-, middle-, and low-resource health systems in 9 nations. 2. Choosing rifampin represented...
Electronic Cigarette and JUUL Use Among Adolescents and Young Adults 1. The use of electronic cigarettes is highly prevalent among adolescents and young adults through the advent of JUUL, which has unique implications for this young and susceptible age group. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Adverse effects of nicotine on overall health,...
1.  A network meta-analysis comparing different treatment regimens for latent tuberculosis infections (LTBI) found that treating with rifamycin for 3 or more months may be an effective alternative to monotherapy and extended therapy with isoniazid (INH).  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent)  Study Rundown: Treatment regimens for latent tuberculosis infections (LTBI) have...
Image: PD/ Colonies of Mycobacteria organisms 1. Treatment for active tuberculosis (TB) and isoniazid preventive therapy for those at risk did not reduce the overall incidence or prevalence of TB among workers in South African gold mines. 2. Isoniazid may be effective at lowering the incidence of TB during treatment; however, there was...