CHEMOTHERAPY OF TUBERCULOSIS AND LEPROSY
Tuberculosis (TB) and leprosy are two bacterial infections caused by the Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium leprae bacteria, respectively. These diseases have significant global health implications and require effective treatment to prevent their spread and minimize the associated morbidity and mortality. Chemotherapy plays a crucial role in the management of tuberculosis and leprosy, offering therapeutic options that help combat these infections. In this article, we will explore the chemotherapy regimens used for the treatment of tuberculosis and leprosy, including the drugs involved, treatment duration, potential side effects, and the importance of adherence to treatment protocols.