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How is active TB disease treated?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Multi-drug therapy

Typically with a six month course of multiple anti-tb drugs: usually 2 months of 4 drugs followed by 4 months of 2 drugs.

In brief: Multi-drug therapy

Typically with a six month course of multiple anti-tb drugs: usually 2 months of 4 drugs followed by 4 months of 2 drugs.
Dr. Joel Gallant
Dr. Joel Gallant
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Dr. Arnon Rubin
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Anti tb drugs

Usually 4 drug are used to treat TB for the first 4 month, then you stay on 2 of the drugs for an additional 4 months, for a total of six months of therapy.

In brief: Anti tb drugs

Usually 4 drug are used to treat TB for the first 4 month, then you stay on 2 of the drugs for an additional 4 months, for a total of six months of therapy.
Dr. Arnon Rubin
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