International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Health and Medical Sciences | India | Volume 11 Issue 4, April 2022 | Rating: 4.8 / 10


Prevalence of Drug-Induced Hypothyroidism in Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis Patients

Dr. Noushadali SK | Dr. Kas Noorulla | Dr. Mehnaz Talat | Dr. Shabana Begum SK


Abstract: Tuberculosis (TB) existed for long years and still remains a major global health problem in developing countries. It is airborne and caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. Multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB) is caused by drugs used to treat tuberculosis which include isoniazid and rifampicin. This has emerged as a significant threat to TB control in India, with more than 62000 new cases annually. The prevalence of drug-induced hypothyroidism in multi drug-resistant tuberculosis patients is always a dilemma. This review focuses on the detailed data on prevalence of drug-induced Hypothyroidism in MDR TB patients.


Keywords: Drug-induced Hypothyroidism, Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis, Prevalence


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 4, April 2022,


Pages: 1275 - 1279



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