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Moxifloxacin Population Pharmacokinetics in Patients with Pulmonary Tuberculosis and the Effect of Intermittent High-Dose Rifapentine
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2012 (English)In: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, ISSN 0066-4804, E-ISSN 1098-6596, Vol. 56, no 8, 4471-4473 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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We described the population pharmacokinetics of moxifloxacin and the effect of high-dose intermittent rifapentine in patients with pulmonary tuberculosis who were randomized to a continuation-phase regimen of 400 mg moxifloxacin and 900 mg rifapentine twice weekly or 400 mg moxifloxacin and 1,200 mg rifapentine once weekly. A two-compartment model with transit absorption best described moxifloxacin pharmacokinetics. Although rifapentine increased the clearance of moxifloxacin by 8% during antituberculosis treatment compared to that after treatment completion without rifapentine, it did not result in a clinically significant change in moxifloxacin exposure.

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2012. Vol. 56, no 8, 4471-4473 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-184480DOI: 10.1128/AAC.00404-12ISI: 000306826300056OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-184480DiVA: diva2:565737
Available from: 2012-11-08 Created: 2012-11-07 Last updated: 2012-11-08Bibliographically approved

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