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How long the medication for tb of lumbar spine to be continued?

I am 48 years old suffering from tb of lumbar spine.I had taken akt4 for first 2 mths then akt 3 for 3 mths .For what duration drug tt is to be continued. what willbe the drug regimen like.At present I am walking without support.I have tingling numbness in both lower limbs more on rt side.Doctor is giving me methylcobalamin inj pyridoxine tab and calcium citrate and akt3
Tue, 1 Oct 2019
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Hello,

Akt 3 should be used for six months in cases of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. So, I think that you should continue it for another 3 months.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

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Dr Erion Spaho, Neurologist, Surgical
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