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prednisolone treat tuberculosis

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
They don't: Mycobutin (rifabutin) is an alternative to Rifampin for the treatment of tb. However, you would never treat TB with either of those drugs alone. Tb a ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Take as prescribed: You don't tell me what organ is infected and which other drugs have been prescribed. Mycobutin (rifabutin) is an effective anti-tuberculous medication ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Complicated: Rifabutin (mycobutin) is generally used in treating mycobacterium avium infection. When TB is treated it is usually in a combination of three drugs, ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Cholesterol, Liver &: Obesity. You are now at the perfect age to change your future. I cannot interpret why you were on prednisolone... But your cholesterol is high. Your ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Corticosteroids: Short term taking of corticosteroid medication(a week) is usually no problem for nondiabetics. I reserve corticosteroid medication in respiratory trac ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Better not: As it will keep rebounding if it is urticaria, see a specialist: a dermatologist or an allergist for better management, if you have already done so, k ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience in Pediatrics
The first medicine: Sounds like a combination cough and cold syrup, the second one is a steroid ( use for reactive airway disease /asthma /bronchitis ) and the third one ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Fatigue: Have you been tested for associated hypothyroidism or other autoimmune disease to account for your fatigue?. Fatigue is also a common problem in myast ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Bells palsy: The best thing to do for the eye is to keep it lubricated. Bell's palsy makes the eyelid not close to protect the surface of the eye, hence the eye ca ... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marney Gundlach
26 years experience in Pediatrics
Hi. : Hi. Thank you for this question. The Prednisolone will help calm down any inflammation, but since his cough is still continuing, i would recommend s ... Read More
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