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On TB medicines, about to finish the course, feel weakness, vomiting, headache, mood swings. Side effect of rifa i-16?

Im 56kg, 5 3inches and 42 yrs old. I was diagnosed TB 5 months ago.And for the 1st 2 months i was prescribed forecox tablet and after that for 4 months im taking rifa i-16 450/300. Now i have only 16 tablets to finish the course. But since the last two months almost for every alternate week i feel weakness, vomiting sensation,head ache, giddiness and mood off. is it the side effect of the rifai-16 tablet.Plez give me ur valuable advice?
Asked On : Sat, 25 Aug 2012
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TB of lungs (Pulmonary) is curable by short course of multidrugs antitubercular therapy ,you have already taken for 5 months. Yes they may have nausea ,vomiting and some time even jaundice due to liver toxicity.Isoniazid may also cause burning in feets du to neuropathy.But you shuld check your liver function if OK in consultation with doctor may take anti emetics and continue to take ATT so to finished and let doctor advise you that you can stop antitubercular drugs or not because some time you may required to take for some more time check your old and new Xrays.
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Answered: Tue, 4 Sep 2012
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