4-Aminosalicylic acid

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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