Ethionamide is a secondary anti-TB agent, to be used concurrently w/ other anti-TB drugs when therapy w/ primary agent is ineffective or contraindicated. Especially for the treatment of drug-resistant TB, failure of retreatment regimen, chronic cases & multi-drug-resistant-TB.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 0.5-1 g/day in divided doses. Childn 15-20 mg/kg daily. Max: 1 g daily.