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What is cycloserine?

Cycloserine belongs to a family of drugs called antibiotics. These drugs fight infections by killing bacteria. The most common reason doctors prescribe cycloserine is to treat tuberculosis. Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection caused by bacteria that are passed in the air from one person to another. TB causes a severe cough (that may produce blood or mucus), fatigue, weight loss and other symptoms. Cycloserine may be prescribed to treat other types of infections as well.

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