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Antitubercular Agents


Antitubercular drugs are antibiotics specifically used to prevent or treat tuberculosis. Most patients with tuberculosis take more than one antibiotic at a time due to the high number of drug-resistant strains of bacteria that cause the disease.

For interactions involving a specific Antitubercular Agent, see the individual drug article. For interactions involving an Antitubercular Agent for which no separate article exists, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

For interactions involving a specific antitubercular drug, refer to the highlighted medications listed below.

  • Aminosalicylic acid (Paser®)
  • Capreomycin (Capastat®)
  • Cycloserine (Seromycin®)
  • Ethambutol (Myambutol®)
  • Ethionamide (Trecator-SC®)
  • Isoniazid (INH®, Nydrazid®, Laniazid®)
  • Isoniazid and rifampin (Rifamate®)
  • Isoniazid, rifampin, and pyrazinamide (Rifater®)
  • Pyrazinamide
  • Rifabutin (Mycobutin®)
  • Rifampin (Rifadin®, Rimactane®)
  • Rifapentine (Priftin®)
  • Streptomycin
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