Definition of Thioacetazone

1. Noun. (medicine) A thiosemicarbazone used in the treatment of tuberculosis ¹



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Medical Definition of Thioacetazone

1. A thiosemicarbazone that is used in association with other antimycobacterial agents in the initial and continuation phases of antituberculosis regimens. Thiacetazone containing regimens are less effective than the short-course regimen recommended by the international union against tuberculosis and are used in some developing countries to reduce drug costs. Pharmacological action: antitubercular agents. Chemical name: Acetamide, N-(4-(((aminothioxomethyl)hydrazono)methyl)phenyl)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thioacetazone

thinolite
thinolites
thins
thins out
thinspiration
thinspo
thio
thio-
thioTEPA
thioacetal
thioacetals
thioacetamide
thioacetamides
thioacetate
thioacetates
thioacetazone (current term)
thioacetic acid
thioacetone
thioacetyl
thioacid
thioacids
thioalcohol
thioaldehyde
thioaldehydes
thioamide
thioamides
thioanhydride
thioanhydrides
thioanisol
thioanisole

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