MMWR Vol. 62 / No. RR-9

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Volume 62, No. RR-9
October 25, 2013

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Provisional CDC Guidelines for the Use and Safety Monitoring of Bedaquiline Fumarate (Sirturo) for the Treatment of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved use of bedaquiline
fumarate (Sirturo or bedaquiline)
for treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR TB) in certain persons under
the provisions of the accelerated
approval regulations for “Serious or
Life-Threatening Illnesses.” This report provides provisional CDC guidance for the use and safety monitoring of bedaquiline in persons who receive a diagnosis of MDR TB. These guidelines are intended for health-care professionals who might use bedaquiline
for the treatment of MDR TB.
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