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Pulmonary kochs, is it a drug resistant TB? How much time will it take to heal?

Posted 18 Apr 2014 by vab06 1 answer

i have been diagnosed wit pulmonary kochs last October. My Doctor never took my sputum for test. I never had long term cough also. Doctor did a tuberculin skin test(positive results) also took a CT scan of chest. CT chest reveals multiple enlarged necrotic lymphnodes noted in left prevascular, ...

What is the maximum safe dosage of Prednisone for an adult?

Posted 3 Jan 2014 by dmrichard2005 2 answers

Wife was being treated for latent mediastinal tuberculosis with lymph node involvement. She was prescribed 100 mg./day Prednisone is tolerating very poorly. I question the safety of a dose this high.

Isoniazid - Need advice for latent TB meds and concerns?

Posted 29 Aug 2017 by Momotwo 1 answer

I am a 27 yr old female. Single mom of two (5 yrs and a 6mo old) I have been told that I have latent tb. And that I should take either isoniazid or rifampin. My concern is my liver and risk of irreversible damage. I'm also concerned if I would be able to still work (I work with food in a ...

I was diagnosed with MS this November but also told I have latent TB anyone else?

Posted 28 Dec 2016 by cosmos mama 1 answer

The Dr. is now changing his mind on the medication he was going to put me on because of the latent TB. He is now waiting to start me on any MS drugs. The only place or way I could have gotten the infection is while living in Hawaii, we lived there 6 years and met a lot of visitors from all over the ...

Does anti-tb drugs get ruined at 30C?

Posted 7 Sep 2016 by CrownClown 0 answers

I have stored my anti-tb drugs (regular) at 27-30C. According to the containers, I was supposed to store them at temperatures below 25C. Do I have to replace the medicines and restart treatment?

Paroxetine - please advise as to :long term use of the drug in the elderly :ie age 69 ?

Posted 2 May 2016 by 16950bkg 2 answers

user 69 year old female treated for depression also suffers from C.O.P.D due to previous childhood tuberculosis causing lung scarring.

Tuberculin Tine Test - How is the TB tine testing solution made?

Posted 21 May 2016 by Marie S 0 answers

My daughter ALWAYS gets a false positive. I am wondering if one of her allergens is used to produce the testing solution. She is allergic to caffeine and is also lactose intolerant.

Is tuberculosis a chronic or acute disease?

Posted 21 Mar 2016 by zakaria6 0 answers

Why TB patient cannot take Cosentyx?

Posted 10 Feb 2016 by George Tham 0 answers

My wife is currently receiving TB treatment (on medication), she was given Cosentyx treatment for her RA. I want to find out what is the repercussion of having two treatment at the same time for different condition.

Some of you just take Rifampin but not any other med and have side effect?

Posted 7 Jan 2016 by Unactivetb 1 answer

I just got prescribed a Rifampin for non active TB I'm not taking any kind of med. I'm wondering if is still have a side effect. Im scared to take it.

Tuberculosis - Latent - I was just diagnosed with latent TB but am thinking of refusing the?

Posted 18 Nov 2015 by AIVA19 1 answer

... treatment because I've heard terrible things about the treatment. I'd like to hear your experiences with the meds for latent tb

Will cider viengar interfere with my medications?

Posted 30 May 2015 by oniwa1 2 answers

I sip a cocktail of 1-2 Tbs cider vinegar in water with a touch of stevia throughout the day. I take synthroid in morning and cozaar, metformin, pravastatin meds during the day. Will the vinegar intefere with my medications? Should I leave time between meds and vinegar? I wait 1 hour for synthroid ...

Tuberculosis - Latent - Has anyone w. Latent TB tried getting a job in healthcare post treatment?

Posted 1 Jul 2014 by allsmiles123 1 answer

... Jobs require a TB test and when I present them with my doctors letter saying I'm ok to work around others, they seem to not call me back and or say they don't have any current clients for me to work with. What is so ironic is that I think I got the Latent TB from a former client with ...

Tuberculosis treatment dosage?

Posted 10 Feb 2014 by reddy626 1 answer

I missed 8 days of rifampicin and isoniazid dose!!! What should i do now?

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