U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
India
A 20-year-old female asked:

m 20 yr female tb lymphadenitis.prescribed r-cinex:rifampin 450mg & isoniazid 300mg & pyzina 1000mg. ethambutol not prescribed is my treatment correct?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Amit Uppal
Pulmonary Critical Care 16 years experience
TB treatment : we usually use Ethambutol as part of this regimen in case the TB is resistant to either Rifampin or isoniazid. If your doctor already knows which drugs the big is susceptible to, or if resistance rates are very low in your area, leave out the Ethambutol may be the correct treatment. You should discuss this issue with the prescribing doctor.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Related questions

A 44-year-old member asked:
2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
A 27-year-old female asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 21-year-old female asked:
1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
A 21-year-old female asked:
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
Last updated Jul 1, 2014
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.