Ronaq Zaman, Shaukat Ali Orakzai


Abstract: The effect of Pyrazinamide on Liver and Kidney function
tests as well as on Serum and Urinary Uric Acid levels was studied
in Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis. A rise in Serum total
and direct bilirubin, SGOT and SGPT was observed. No significant
rise was observed in alkaline phosphatase concentration. One out
of fifteen patients developed Jaundice.
A rise in Serum Uric Acid, Serum Creatinine concentration
during drug therapy was associated with a fall in Urinary
Excretion of Uric Acid and Creatinine.

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