Abstract:BACKGROUND:After the introduction of the multidrug therapy, there was a decline in the
coefficients of prevalence and detection of new cases of leprosy. However, the
records of drug resistance and relapses are threatening factors in leprosy
control. Hence, new alternative schemes and monitoring of adverse effects to avoid
treatment abandonment are important considerations. OBJECTIVE:Describe the side effects of a multidrug regimen containing minocycline,
ofloxacin, and clofazimine in multibacillary leprosy pat… Show more
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