The electrochemical reduction of anti- parasitic drug “Tinidazole” has been carried out in aqueous solution in the pH range 2.3 to 11.3 by Direct current (DC) polarography. Tinidazole exhibits one or two reduction peaks depending on pH. In basic medium one reduction peak was observed. Along with different pH, studies of drug have been carried out with different concentrations of drug and at di...
INCIDENCE AND PATTERN OF ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS (ADRs) IN PATIENTS TREATED FOR TUBERCULOSIS UNDER DOTS AT A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL OF NORTHERN INDIA
Background: WHO statistics for 2015 give an estimated incidence figure of 2.2 million cases of TB for India out of a global incidence of 9 million thus making India accountable for almost one-third of the global TB burden. The first-line antitubercular drugs include H (Isoniazid), R (Rifampicin), Z (Pyrazinamide), E (Ethambutol) and S (Streptomycin). The treatment of tuberculosis being of longer d...