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What are the side effects of tuberculosis medicine inh?

What are the side effects of tuberculosis medicine inh?

See below: Peripheral neuropathy, optic neuritis, seizures, encephalopathy, psychosis, and liver side effects may occur with higher doses, especially in combination with rifampin. Follow liver enzymes monthly. Extra pyridoxine (vitamin b-6) is recommended. Because of liver effects decrease dose of carbamazepine, diazepam, phenytoin, and Prednisone if you take those medications at same time. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Lindquist
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Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection (Definition)

Mycobacterium tuberculosis is an infectious organism that spreads by droplets coughed out by an infected person. Infection is established initially in lungs, but can spread within lungs & to other body parts, or can become latent, with reactivation occurring years to decades later. With effective treatment, it can be completely eliminated although drug resistant ...Read more


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Hi im having Pulmonary tuberculosis smear negative. Will tuberculosis medicine such as AKuriT 4 will make me deaf? what is the long term side effects?

Hi im having Pulmonary tuberculosis smear negative. Will tuberculosis medicine such as AKuriT 4 will make me deaf? what is the long term side effects?

Is it confirmed: I am not cetain from your story as to whether you have tuberculosis or are beeing tests to see if you have it. There are a variety of meidcations available I an not familar with AKurit 4. Yur best chocie is to see an infectious disease expert. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of tuberculosis medicines such as rifampin and inh?

Several: Mild-diarrhea, dizziness, gas, headache nausea, trouble sleeping.Severe-allergic reactions ( hives, chest tightness, swelling of mouth, face lips, tongue);bloody urine dark, tarry, bloody stools, change in vision, joint pain, fever, chills, sore throat, loss of appetite , memory problems, tingling, numbness in hands and feet, unusual tiredness, weakness, vomiting, yellowing of skin or eye, seizures, muscle pain or weaknes. ...Read more

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Can we take tuberculosis medicine in 6.0 creatanine..?

Can we take tuberculosis medicine in 6.0 creatanine..?

Yes: Most tuberculosis medications are metabolized by the liver; that being said, make sure your doctor knows about your kidney failure so that appropriate dose adjustments are made. ...Read more

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If we take tuberculosis medicine in 6.7 creatanine... Or it will be dangerous..?

Check with your doc: Tb medication must be monitored by TB expert. No fooling around with this disease. Probably Ethambutol will need to be decreased or changed. Check with your TB expert asap. Too many people die from tb. ...Read more

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Taking tuberculosis medicine last one month but still i feel fewer/sweats everyday. Will medicines take time to settled my fewer? Please suggest

Check with your doc: You want to see the TB expert. Very important. Do not fool around with tb. It may become resistant if any problems. More than 2 million people die from TB every year. Check with your doc. ...Read more

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Can we discontinue the tuberculosis medicine after few days..When we fine some other disease in place of tuberculosis..?

Maybe: The treating physician needs to make that call. Have to error on the side of TB treatment until it has been definitively ruled out. ...Read more

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Does rifampicin & isoniazid TB drugs cause infertility ? & can tuberculosis cervical lymphadenitis cause infertility?

Does rifampicin & isoniazid TB drugs cause infertility ? & can tuberculosis cervical lymphadenitis cause infertility?

TB and infertility: TB can cause infertility, but usually it does not show any kind of symptoms until the infection has advanced to a severe level and can affect the infertility in women as well as in men. In the woman it causes tuberculosis in uterus and fallopian tubes where as in the man it cause tuberculosis of epididymo- orchitis, as a result of which no sperm can get into the semen. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of bing given an expired tuberculosis test? The site of the injection has become red, aches and is getting a bit larger.

Should be none: Show it to the person who applied the skin test or to your doctor. A positive TB test can occur even if the test is outdated (dating of drugs and things like skin tests no more scientific than dating for foods). A positive test is NOT redness but firm swelling to the touch. If it is firm, raised and tender it may well be positive. See your doctor or health provider asap. ...Read more

Dr. Klaus D Lessnau
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Tuberculosis (Definition)

Is an infection in the body with mycobacterium tuberculosis. It is almost always acquired via the respiratory tract from which it can spread to other organs. After that, the immune system walls the bacteria off. All of this usually occurs without symptoms. After that, activation of the infection can occur in about 10% of the total patients. Half of this risk is in ...Read more