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Suffering with lung TB, given AKT-4 with streptomycin injection. Suggest?

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My daughter is suffering with lung TB doctor has given her AKT-4 for three months with streptomycin injection twice in a long she has to take AKT-4.
Posted Sun, 29 Sep 2013 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Synthyia Bhagat 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
For 8 months.

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for writing to us.

I understand your concern.

Since your daughter is taking combination of 5 drugs that is

isoniazid,rifampcin.ethambutol.pyrazanamide and streptomycin she must be

treated under category 2.

Regime which is followed in this is;

-for 2 months AKT4 and streptomycin.
-for 1 month AKT4.
-for 5 months combination of isoniazid,rifampcin and ethambutol.

Hope I have answered your query,if you have any othe question I would be glad to help.

Wishing your child good health.

God bless..
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