Treatment of DS-TB using 4-month regimens

  1. Patients aged 12 years or older with pulmonary DS-TB may receive a 4-month regimen of isoniazid, rifapentine, moxifloxacin and pyrazinamide (2HPMZ/2HPM).(Conditional recommendation, moderate certainty of evidence) – new recommendation
  2. In children and adolescents aged between 3 months and 16 years with non-severe TB (without suspicion or evidence of multidrug- or rifampicin- resistant TB [MDR/RR-TB]), a 4-month treatment regimen (2HRZ(E)/2HR) should be used(Strong recommendation, moderate certainty of evidence) –  new recommendation

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