| CLINICAL AND LABORATORY INVESTIGATIONS
|Year : 1983 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 61--64
Effect of Prothionamide in Leprosy Clinico-bacteriological Observations
CR Revankar, Nilima J Samant, R Ganapati
Mouse footpad studies indicate the strong, I bactericidal property of prothionamide against M. leprae supported with limited clinical experience. Based on the recommendation made by the Expert Committee on Experimental Chemotherapy, Mexico as well as by Ellard, 6 L L and 2 BL cases were administered prothionamide alone 500 mg and 250-375 mg daily for a period of 3 -6 months. Maximum fall of MI up to 99% was observed by the end of second month correlated with marked clinical improvement.
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