Memory hack to NEVER FORGET the common drugs used in the treatment to Tuberculosis, as well as their side effects.
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Remember the typical TB drug cocktail with: RIPE
R – Rifampicin
I – Isoniazid
P – Pyrazinamide
E – Ethambutol
R – Rifampicin (makes secretions orange; CYP450 Inducer – Recall CRAPGPS for Enzyme inducers)
I – Isoniazid – give with pyridoxine as causes peripheral neuropathy
P – Pyrazinamide (causes Painful joints)
E – Ethambutol (remember ‘eyes’ – causes optic neuritis)
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