Terizidone

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Terizidone
Terizidone.svg
Clinical data
Synonyms 4-[({4-[N-(3-oxo-1,2-oxazolidin-4-yl)carboximidoyl]phenyl}methylidene)amino]-1,2-oxazolidin-3-one
AHFS/Drugs.com International Drug Names
Pregnancy
category
  • C
ATC code
Identifiers
CAS Number
PubChem CID
ChemSpider
UNII
KEGG
ECHA InfoCard 100.042.882
Chemical and physical data
Formula C14H14N4O4
Molar mass 302.286 g/mol
3D model (JSmol)
 NYesY (what is this?)  (verify)

Terizidone is a drug used in the treatment of tuberculosis.[1] Terizidone is used mainly used in multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in conjunction with other second-line drugs. It is a derivate of cycloserine and it is bacteriostatic.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "[Tolerability to terizidone (TZ) in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis in dialyzed patients]". Minerva Med. 82 (7-8): 477–81. 1991. PMID 1922892. 
  2. ^ Rossiter, Dawn (2012). South African Medicines Formulary. Cape Town, South Africa: Health and Medical Publishing Group of the South African Medical Association. pp. 323–325. ISBN 978-1-875098-28-6.