noun[mass noun] Medicine
A synthetic compound used as a bacteriostatic drug, chiefly to treat tuberculosis.
- Even the addition of a bactericidal drug streptomycin to isoniazid only resulted in a marginal increase to 49 per cent.
- Most patients with latent tuberculosis are treated with isoniazid administered daily for nine months.
- Drug susceptibility patterns to isoniazid and rifampicin by the conventional method showed complete association with E-test results.
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