A 19-year-old male asked about a 24-year-old female:
What would be your best prescription for tuberculosis meningitis. friend is already on treatment, need second opinion only. she's on tb meds only.
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Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Tuberculous meningit: Tb meningitis can be managed with isoniazid, rifampicin, Pyrazinamide and Ethambutol for two months, followed by Isoniazid and rifampicin alone for a further ten months. Steroids are often used in the first six weeks of treatment, although efficacy is questionable. Few patients may require immunomodulatory agents such as thalidomide.
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