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Antitubercular Agents MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Antitubercular Agents
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.954.122.085.255
Unique ID
D000995
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000995
Annotation
consider also MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS /‌drug eff & TUBERCULOSIS /‌drug ther
Scope Note
Drugs used in the treatment of tuberculosis. They are divided into two main classes: "first-line" agents, those with the greatest efficacy and acceptable degrees of toxicity used successfully in the great majority of cases; and "second-line" drugs used in drug-resistant cases or those in which some other patient-related condition has compromised the effectiveness of primary therapy.
Entry Term(s)
Anti-Tuberculosis Agent
Anti-Tuberculosis Agents
Anti-Tuberculosis Drug
Anti-Tuberculosis Drugs
Antitubercular Agent
Antitubercular Drug
Antitubercular Drugs
Tuberculostatic Agent
Tuberculostatic Agents
Registry Number
0
See Also
Tuberculosis
Tuberculosis, Multidrug-Resistant
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/01/16
Antitubercular Agents Preferred
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