Pharmacology – MCQ 134 – Second line drugs for treatment of tuberculosis

Patients suffering from multidrug resistant tuberculosis can be treated with all the following drugs except:
A. Tobramycin
B. Amikacin
C. Ciprofloxacin
D. Clarithromycin

Correct answer : A. Tobramycin

Second line drugs for treatment of tuberculosis:

  • PAS
  • Ethionamide
  • Kanamycin
  • Amikacin
  • Capreomycin
  • Thiocetazone
  • Cycloserine
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Ofloxacin
  • Rifabutin
  • Clarithromycin
  • Azithromycin

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