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Numbness and tingling of limbs, tinnitus, back ache after taking Clarithromycin. Help

hi, i Amit Assija is on MDR-TB treatment since January 2012 and is on trazadone 500 mg two times daily, ethomid tablet 500 mg two times daily, Monopas tablet 12 tablets; divided in 4,3, and 4 tablets daily, as well as clarithyomycin tablets 500 mg two tablets daily. i am having severe side effects from these medications; having numbness and tinging in the hands and feet , tinnitus in both ears, having back ache, muscle spasm , body ache, severe pain all over the body especially in the joints of hands, feet, shoulders, etc, and my CECT shows less improvement in the size of my lymph nodes. so please guide me what to do and how this disease can be cured.
Asked On : Thu, 11 Oct 2012
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Hi Amit,

Thanks for writing in to Healthcare Magic!

Your problem seems to be related to side effects of trazodone or Monopas.

Reduce the trazodone dose in supervision of your physician as much as possible.

You can not reduce the dose of Monopas but get it tuned to your body weight which can cut down on dose some what.

add B complex vitamin suppliment to give a further help.

T.B. in today's world is difficult disease to treat due to rampant resistant TB bacteria.

Your doctor might have found a difficult to treat, resistant type of infection in you. So yourclinician has started you on reserve drugs. So keep a faith in your doctor and keep a regular follow up.

If you have any further query please let me know I would try to answer it for you.

Wish you a great health!

Answered: Sun, 14 Oct 2012
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