Pharmacology – MCQ 133 – Antitubercular drug contraindicated in pregnancy

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A 30 year old pregnant woman developes tuberculosis. Which of the following antitubercular drugs should not be used:
A. INH
B. Rifampicin
C. Streptomycin
D. Ethambutol

Correct answer : C. Streptomycin

Streptomycin is contraindicated in pregnant women because of fetal ototoxicity.

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