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How much dosage of akt4 needed to remove this bacteria?

my wife is infected by mycobecteria( tuberculosis ) her index value is 0.90 -1.0 and ihm is 3.58 doctor give the dosage of akt4 kit. i want to know how much dosage neede to remove this bacteria .actually doctor told that hr blood is infected with this becteria.her wieght is just 42 kg. can i give some other health protins
Asked On : Tue, 30 Aug 2011
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Pulmonologist 's  Response
Hello ...
Thanks for visiting HCM.
Anti tubercular therapy (ATT) in a new case is for six months with a daily dose of isoniazide, rifampicin, pyrazinamide and ethambutol (AKT4 kit as you have mentioned) for the first two months followed by four months of isoniazide and rifampicin. The dose has to be taken empty stomach in the morning every day.
One additional tablet of pyridoxine is advised in cases of pregnancy, lactaion, renal failure, alcoholics etc.
You can give dietary protein supplements to her.
The response of the therapy can be symptomatically monitored by sense of wellbeing, weight gain, improving x-rays etc....
And above all it's fully curable disease and nothing is there to worry ...

Best wishes for her recovery..
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Nephrologist Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha's  Response
Thanks for the query

Depending on which organ is affected and the category akt 4 has to be taken. Ideally it should be taken on an empty stmach. Please follow the your dotors advice. After a few months it should be switched over to R cinex

Have a healthy living
Answered: Tue, 30 Aug 2011
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welcome to hcm
your question is about akt 4 tab
akt 4 has 4 tablets of which all are to be taken after breakfast (empty stomach will cause lots of nausea )except the rifampicin capsule which is to be taken 1 hr before or 2 hrs after meals.your doctor will also advise you aditional tab pyridoxone till your wife is on these tablets. pyridoxone is a vitamin which needs to be supplemented when pt is on isoniazid treatment.
hope this is helpful
Answered: Tue, 30 Aug 2011
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