TABLE 2 Average price per day treatment for individual drugs
Treatment groupDrug name (route)Dose mg·day−1Cost
EuroI$
MeanMinMaxMeanMinMax
Group 1Isoniazid (orally)3000.400.013.120.560.014.52
Rifampicin (orally)6000.890.093.791.180.253.40
Ethambutol (orally)12000.870.074.721.150.175.76
Pyrazinamide (orally)20000.740.063.631.000.143.60
Group 2Streptomycin (i.v./intramuscular)10002.870.1221.964.260.3326.78
Amikacin (i.v.)75017.760.60131.8921.491.81141.82
Capreomycin (i.v.)100045.952.67172.5566.154.67218.42
Kanamycin (i.v.)10002.880.1715.985.350.5230.73
Group 3Levofloxacin (orally)10004.180.1526.886.340.3240.21
Moxifloxacin (orally)4003.861.1014.066.541.4116.63
Group 4Para-aminosalicylate acid (orally)1200015.480.3234.5125.550.79103.00
Prothionamide/ethionamide (orally)7506.360.0923.819.430.1939.31
Cycloserine/terizidone (orally)75013.330.5839.5019.021.2757.29
Group 5Clofazimine (orally)1001.600.124.312.380.179.76
Linezolid (orally)60058.664.50108.1090.238.55244.82
Amoxicillin-clavulanic acid (orally)1750/2502.060.2415.673.230.3123.04
Meropenem (i.v.)300048.6914.61150.7972.8817.56237.34