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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.

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, ...

Is it advisable to take akurit-4 tablets without havin tuberculosis?

Posted 2 Jul 2010 by tweetydeepii 1 answer

I was doubted by doctors that im havin tuberculosis but all test came as normal report but still i had pain in left side bones then they said i have to do biopsy for testing what makes me pain still I got severe sweating and chill ness while takin tat tablet

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 ...

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 - I have been taking isoniazid for about 2 weeks for latent TB. What are the?

Posted 19 Jan 2011 by bluelizard77 2 answers

... results to stop taking this medicine right now?

Tuberculosis - akurite taken immediately after food - will it be ineffective?

Posted 25 Mar 2012 by deadlyTB 1 answer

Hi, I am 28 year old man with extra-pulomonary TB. I had three surgeries(twice on knee and once on the backbone) and only then was TB was diagnosed. I am using akurite -4 for treatment. Unfortunately I was not told th8 I need to take it in empty stomach. And was taking it immediately after ...

Recommended diet chart for tuberculosis?

Posted 28 Apr 2012 by jyotirmoy1921 1 answer

My baby is just 1and1/2 year old suffering from tuberculosis, Please suggest a recommended diet chart for my son during the therapy.

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 ...

Mixing OxyContin, Alcohol and Isoniazid?

Posted 10 Sep 2010 by 2062jamie 1 answer

What is the worse that happen happen if you mix OxyContin, Alcohol and Isoniazid?? Isoniazid is a medication used to treat Tuberculosis. I need to know ASAP.

Tuberculosis - Is anti T.B. drug safe for children?

Posted 28 Apr 2012 by jyotirmoy1921 1 answer

My son has been prescribed Rifampicin, Isoniazide, Pyrizinamide combination therapy as he is suspected Tuberculosis. He is just 1 and half yr old. What the difficulties and side effects he will face during this therapy.

How to manage Abnormal behaviour;Irritability in child taking efeverenz?

Posted 6 Aug 2012 by vikasinamdar 1 answer

10year child on AZT+3TC+EFV since 4 weeks initially completed Intensive Phase of Pulmonary tuberculosis treatment and now on RH continuation phase.CD4 count 25cells/microlit.One week ago developed IRIS in the form of Lt side weakness and convulsions with unconciousness for 48hrs was treated with IV ...

Pulmonary Tuberculosis - hi this is Ashok. I got Pulmonary TB in 2010 & I got treatment of the same?

Posted 27 Sep 2012 by dhruvashok1987 1 answer

... upto march 2011. The ex rays & ECR tests shown that it was OK. But I feel some pain in my left side of chest. I consulted the doctor & he said that the lung get weaken after the TB & you should take healthy diet. Ca anybody help me. Thanks

Is there a treatment for patches on lungs? I have finished 3 months of treatment?

Posted 26 Dec 2013 by Tahseen 1 answer

I have finished 3 months of treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis, but I still have those patches on my lungs and the X Ray hasn't shown any improvement. All other symptoms of the disease have gone and I feel good but still the patches on Lungs exist. Doctor says those patches will always ...

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