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Sirturo

Bedaquiline Fumarate
Bedaquiline is an antibiotic that is used together with other medications to treat tuberculosis of the lungs that has been resistant to other antibacterial medications. Bedaquiline is for use in adults and children at least 5 years old and weighing at least 33 pounds (15 kilograms). Bedaquiline may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Bedaquiline Fumarate
DRUG TYPE
Tuberculosis
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Frequently Asked Questions

Bedaquiline can cause serious and sometimes fatal side effects. This medicine should be used only if you have no other treatment options. Use only the prescribed dose of this medication, and follow all patient instructions for safe use.

Bedaquiline can cause a serious side effect on your heart. Tell your doctor if you have fast or irregular heartbeats and sudden dizziness, like you might pass out.

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