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Table 1 TB medications, dose prescribed, dosage per weight and recommended dose range

From: A case report of a child with probable drug resistant tuberculous pericarditis with a review of challenges involved in diagnosis, treatment and follow up of children with DR-TB pericarditis

DRUGDOSE PRESCRIBED (mg)DOSE (in mg/kg/day)DOSE RANGE RECOMMENDEDa (in mg/kg/day)
Pyrazinamide6004630–40
Capreomycin2501915–30
Moxifloxacin1007.77.5–10
Cycloserine2501910–20
Para amino-salicylic acid (PAS)4000307300
Prothionamide2501915–20
Linezolid2501920
  1. aCompanion Handbook to the WHO guidelines for the programmatic management of drug resistant tuberculosis [13]