DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3933.ijam20223022
Published: 2022-11-23

Safety of oral graded challenges as a diagnostic approach hypersensitivity reaction to anti-tuberculosis drugs: a case report

Putu Aditya Dwipayana, Ketut Suryana

Abstract


Tuberculosis (TB) still becomes a significant health problem in developing countries, especially in Indonesia. Allergy to antitubercular drugs is a real hindrance to the management of TB. The first-line anti-TB drug (ATD) is still the most effective TB drug, but it can have some side effects. One of these side effects is drug hypersensitivity reactions (DHR) which can affect a patient's compliance. The recommended diagnostic approach to DHR is a graded challenge by introducing drugs safely and optimally under a threshold dose until the usual daily dose is reached. We present a case of DHR to ATB drug and oral graded challenge as the diagnosis approach.


Keywords


Graded challenges, Safety, DHR

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