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Ppd test positive, rifampicin, feels dizzy, allergy, anti allergy medicines

hi..i have ppd positive test and the pulmonologist advice me to take combined rifampicin and inh for 4 months,for 14 days of taking it i experience dizziness then at 15th day i started to have allergy all over my body,and he prescribed anti allergy medicines..still i have some allergy even i am taking this anti allergy..my question is do i still need to continue this medications?
Sat, 8 Jun 2013
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YOUR MEDICINES ARE CAUSING ALLERGY
THERE ARE 2ND LINE AND3 RD LINE AND OTHER MEDICINS IF YOUR DOCTOR WANTSHE CAN CHANGE TO OTHER GROPDS AND OTHER SALTS
BUT IF YOU STILL WANT WITH THESE TAKE ANTIALLERGIC WHICH GIVE YOU RELIEFLIKE FEXOFENADINE EBASTINE LORATIDINE HICH CAN BE TRIED HESE HAV TO BE TAKEN CONTINUOUSL LONG ITH OTHER ANTI TB MED
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Ppd test positive, rifampicin, feels dizzy, allergy, anti allergy medicines

YOUR MEDICINES ARE CAUSING ALLERGY THERE ARE 2ND LINE AND3 RD LINE AND OTHER MEDICINS IF YOUR DOCTOR WANTSHE CAN CHANGE TO OTHER GROPDS AND OTHER SALTS BUT IF YOU STILL WANT WITH THESE TAKE ANTIALLERGIC WHICH GIVE YOU RELIEFLIKE FEXOFENADINE EBASTINE LORATIDINE HICH CAN BE TRIED HESE HAV TO BE TAKEN CONTINUOUSL LONG ITH OTHER ANTI TB MED