Generic name: AMINOSALICYLIC ACID 4g
Dosage form: granule, delayed release
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on May 22, 2020.
PASER granules should be administered with other drugs to which the organism is known or expected to be susceptible. It is most commonly administered to patients with Multi-drug Resistant TB (MDR-TB) or in other situations in which therapy with isoniazid or rifampin is not possible due to a combination of resistance and/or intolerance. The adult dosage of four grams (one packet) three times per day or correspondingly smaller doses in children should be given by sprinkling on apple sauce or yogurt or by swirling in the glass to suspend the granules in an acidic drink such as tomato or orange juice.
DO NOT USE if packet is swollen or the granules have lost their tan color, turning dark brown or purple.
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