NICE Bites – Tuberculosis

· North West Medicines Information Centre

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NICE Bites is a monthly prescribing bulletin from the North West Medicines Information Centre which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance.  NICE Bites February 2016; No 84 includes one topic; Tuberculosis. Sections covered include; diagnosis and treatment of latent TB, active TB, extrapulmonary TB, drug-resistant TB, multidrug-resistant TB, and prescribing.

Care SettingCommunity Health ServicesPrimary CareRifampicinRifampicin + IsoniazidRifampicin + Isoniazid + Pyrazinamide