latest about treating Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) disease in AIDS patients

Here's the latest about treating Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) disease in AIDS patients.

Clarithromycin (Biaxin 500 mg BID) is the most active drug for MAC...but resistance develops quickly if it's used alone.

Ethambutol (Myambutol 15 mg/kg/d) is added to prevent resistance.

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