Searching for More Effective Ways to Treat Tuberculosis (TB)

Treatment of TB entails taking multiple medicines together for many months. Whenever a new medicine appears, it should be tested with the other anti-TB medicines to ensure that the combination gives the optimal balance between efficacy and safety.

Otsuka is involved in multiple research collaborations examining various treatment regimens, in order to find the shortest, most effective, and most patient-friendly way to treat multidrug-resistant TB. Such a resistant form of TB requires long and sometimes complicated treatment.

Information current as of 26-06-2017