Table 3– State health insurance system (GKV) medication costs for outpatient therapy in children
MedicationCosts €
Per day rounded upAverage#Pos-thospital stay days
Rifampicin2.70486.0405.0 (150)
Isoniazid+0.2850.442.0 (150)
Pyrazinamide§1.2977.438.7 (30)
Total613.8485.7
  • #: based on an average treatment period of 180 days for isoniazid and rifampicin, and 60 days for pyrazinamide using the recommended maximum dose in each case; : eremfat 600-mg tablet one tablet taken once a day as instructed (maximal dose 600 mg); +: isoniazid 300-mg tablet, one tablet taken once a day as instructed (maximal dose 300 mg); §: pyrazinamide 500-mg tablet, four tablets taken once a day as instructed (maximal dose 2,000 mg).