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Taking AKT4 for lymph node TB. Having stomach pain. What could be done? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 17-Jun-2013
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User:i am suffering from lymph node TB
Doctor:Sorry about that
User:since 5 weeks
User:3 weeks back i have started using medication AKT4
Doctor:Please proceed
User:and it gt effected my liver
User:so i stopped using the medicines after one week
User:and for 8 days i wasnt on any medication
User:duirng this tym i was having stomach pain for 3-4 hrs
User:night tyms
User:so i thot it was gastric problem and consulted gastreoentrologist last tuesday
User:on ultra sound scan, he said slight enlargement on lymph nodes in abdomen
User:as well
User:and initial lyph node is in neck area
User: XXXXXXX is not still back to the normal, so he gave different medication not to effect the liver
User:i started medication on wednesday but yesterday afternoon i felt sever abdomen pain for 3 hrs
User:after takin gastric tablet it gt setteled
User:to night i had vomiting and i stopped medication today
User:can u pls tell me if the stomach pain is because of gastric or lymph node enlargement or coz of medication
Doctor:I shall help with regards to this
Doctor:The cause of your pain is a combined effect of the TB lymph node in the intestine, along with the side effect of the medication since it causes gastritis
User:what are we supposed to do with medication a
User:we have medication from 6 , 7.30 , 8(aftr breakfast) , nite after dinner
User:we skipped 1st three tablets, can we start medication frm tommorw
Doctor:that is right
User:*skipped today
User:is that ok to start medication again tomorrow..
Doctor:it is fine to start the medication again from tomorrow
User:and what cud be the reason for vomting and can be done to get rid of stomach pain
Doctor:The reason for vomiting is also the medications
Doctor:These reactions would be there initially when you start the treatment
Doctor:In a week's time it should settle down
Doctor:Take antacids along with these medicines like Omez
Doctor:Continue to take the medicines
User:omez is used for??
Doctor:You would gradually improve
Doctor:Omez is for gastritis
User:and any food restrictions or suggestions
Doctor:You must take high protein diet like one egg every day
User:i am hardly eating anythng. yesterday i had XXXXXXX juice and i vomitted today morning
Doctor:Take only liquids for now
User:raw egg or shud be boiled one
Doctor:You could also take medicines like Doxinate to prevent vomiting
Doctor:Boiled egg
Doctor:Also drink a glass of milk every day
User:vomting tablet shud be taken when i feel vomting sensation ??
Doctor:It should be taken early in the morning on empty stomach
User:i used topcid 40mg for it ok to continue
User:or shall i switch to omez
Doctor:You can continue topcid
User:okk...vomiting tablet shud be taken daily or whenever i have vomiting sensation
Doctor:You should take it daily for at least one week until the time you get used to the medicines
User:as i have said abt tablet timings(6,7.30, 8AM), can u please suggest the best tym to take medication
User:do u need the medicine names as well
Doctor:tell me
User:r-cin 450mg--6 am
User:raciper 40 mg --7.30am
User:ethambul 800mg ---8 am after breakfast
User:livoflox--after dinner
Doctor:Raciper 40 is for gastritis
Doctor:You can take this first even before taking r-cin at 6 am
User:even den i am facing gastric problem?
Doctor:Then you can repeat one raciper in the night before dinner
User:or can i use whenever i hav gastric pain
Doctor:You can take at the maximum of twice daily
User:by chance if i gt pain in aftrnoon lyk yesterday what is advisable to do
User:cn i take tablet instead of night tym
Doctor:You could take it
Doctor:Are you there?
User:when can i take vomiting tablet along with rcin at 6am or hw much tym difference shud be dere..lyk 5.30 or smethng
Doctor:Take raciper at 5 am, take r-cin at 6 am and then rest of the medications after breakfast
Doctor:I hope it is clear to you
Doctor:If not please ask me, i shall explain again
User:wat abt doxinate(vomiting tablet)
Doctor:It is not required unless you have severe vomiting
Doctor:Also, this is a prescription drug, you must get it prescribed by your doctor after discussing with him
User:okk..thnxs a lot..
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:bye for now
Doctor:Wish you quick recovery and best of health
Doctor:Take care
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