AMINOSALICYLIC ACID (Paser) Nursing Considerations

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What is the Generic Name


What is the Trade Name for AMINOSALICYLIC ACID


What is the Indication for AMINOSALICYLIC ACID

  • INDICATIONS AND USAGE PASER is indicated for the treatment of tuberculosis in combination with other active agents. It is most commonly used in patients with Multi-drug Resistant TB (MDR-TB) or in situations when therapy with isoniazid and rifampin is not possible due to a combination of resistance and/or intolerance. When PASER is added to the treatment regimen in patients proven or suspected drug resistance, it should be accompanied by at least one and preferably two other new agents to which the patient’s organism is known or expected to be susceptible.



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