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4-Aminosalicylic acid

Brand names: PASER

Description

Aminosalicylic acid is bacteriostatic against Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It inhibits the onset of bacterial resistance to streptomycin and isoniazid.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Aminosalicylic acid and similar agents
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A07 Antidiarrheals, intestinal antiinflammatory/antiinfective agents → A07E Intestinal antiinflammatory agents
Aminosalicylic acid
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J04 Antimycobacterials → J04A Drugs for treatment of tuberculosis → J04AA Aminosalicylic acid and derivatives

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