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Is fetus safe in TB in lymph node of mother?

sir, i m 34yrs old pregnent of 6 weeks now, few days back i was detected with tb in lymphnode,during that time i was prescribed with akt4, near about 20 days after taking this medicine, my pregnnency detected, now doc changed my medicine, -its now,INH,r-cin-600,Combutol & benadon,now my question is, has pyridoxine will have any side effect in feotus,secondly now my changed drugs are how much safe for my baby(specialy benadon)
Fri, 27 Nov 2015
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OBGYN, Maternal and Fetal Medicine 's  Response
Hi dear, I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.
AKT 4 is safe in pregnancy.
You should take it as tuberculosis should be treated in time and with proper medications.Pyridoxine is safe in pregnancy and has no adverse effects on the fetus.
Hope you found the answer helpful.
Wishing you good health.
Dr Deepti Verma
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Is fetus safe in TB in lymph node of mother?

Hi dear, I have gone through your question and understand your concerns. AKT 4 is safe in pregnancy. You should take it as tuberculosis should be treated in time and with proper medications.Pyridoxine is safe in pregnancy and has no adverse effects on the fetus. Hope you found the answer helpful. Wishing you good health. Dr Deepti Verma