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bedaquiline 

INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Alternative names R207910, Sirturo, TMC207

A diarylquinoline that acts on the ATP synthase proton pump. It was approved in 2012* to treat multidrug resistant tuberculosis.

*The first new anti-TB drug to be approved in 40 years

Adverse effects Nausea, joint and chest pain, headache; it may induce long QT syndrome by blocking the hERG channel.

Reference http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bedaquiline

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