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Appendix

Drug dosages for first line anti-TB drugs

Drugs

Adult

Children

Isoniazid

5 mg/kg

(4 to 6 mg/kg) daily

10 mg/kg

(7-15 mg/kg) daily

Rifampicin

10 mg/kg

(8-12 mg/kg) daily

15 mg/kg

(10-20 mg/kg) daily

Pyrazinamide

25 mg/kg

(20-30 mg/kg) daily

30 mg/kg

(30-40 mg/kg) daily

Ethambutol

15mg/kg

(12-18 mg/kg) daily

20 mg/kg

(15-25 mg/kg) daily

Streptomycin

15 mg/kg

(15-20 mg/kg) daily

15 mg/kg

(12-18 mg/kg) daily

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