This page contains the most recent discussion threads pertaining to Tuberculosis, as well as a list of all of the drugs falling within this category.

Tuberculosis Overview

Tuberculosis (TB), also known colloquially as the "white death", or historically as consumption, is an infectious disease usually caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) bacteria. Tuberculosis generally affects the lungs, but it can also affect other parts of the body. Most infections show no symptoms, in which case it is known as latent tuberculosis. Around 10% of latent infections progress to active disease which, if left untreated, kill about half of those affected. Typical symptoms of ...

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Side Effects Of Forecox

I would like to know more about the side effects of forecox ## side effects of forecox medicine ## Forecox contains: ethambutol 400 mg, isoniazid 150 mg, pyrazinamide 750 mg, rifampicin 225 mg It is used to treat tuberculosis. It is available in India and since it is not available in the US, I am afraid I can't find any other information on it. Does anyone else know anything? ## I WANT TO KNOW ABOU THE POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS OF FORECOX (TWICE IN A DAY)ON A FEMALE AGED 25YRS ## there are not too much of side effects of forecox,, after 20-30 days of consumption u become habitual of this medicine, don't worry at all forecox is a perfect treatment for normal tb. God bless YOU! ## I am using fore cox since last three months. Doctor says it is enough to use this tablet for 2 months. Bu...

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How to take Fixcom 4

I'm looking for information on how to take fixcom 4? ## TAKING FIXCOM 4 WILL BE BEFORE BREAKFAST AND IT SHOULD BE 2 CAPSULES NECESSARILY TO TAKE THEN ALSO BEFORE LUNCH AND SUPPER. 3X A DAY. ## Do i have to take 3 tablets of fixcom 4 all at the same time? Please answer..thank u. ## My doctor prescribe me to take only 1 tablet a day of fixcom 4.. Is it really ok? Plz I need ur help.. ## My doctor said that i should take 4 pcs of fixcom 4 in one dose in the morning 30 minutes before breakfast is this right? Thank you ## My husband takes 3 capsules before breakfast. Is this dosing regimen correct? ## I accidentally took 4 tablets of Fixcom-2 (for tuberculosis) instead of 3 tablets only... What will happen? I’m scared. Please reply.

Myrin P Forte Side Effects

side effect of myrin p forte ## Myrin-P Forte contains Ethambutol, Rifampicin, Isoniazid and Pyrazinimide, it is most commonly used to treat Tuberculosis infections. Side effects can include: nausea, dizziness, diarrhea and vomiting. Learn more: Are there any other questions? ## im expiriencing delay on my period, is it another side effect of the med?im just worried.thanks. ## I am taking myrin p forte and my period got it one of the side effects?. ## Hi 2013 i was diagnosed tb may liver is mild enlarged,heart enlarged,i have a stone in my gall take myrin almost it a side effects of myrin? ## My daughter is taking myrin P Forte for around 6 weeks now and having severe joint pain. Her uric acid and alts are on a constant raise ## Hi! I'm cu...

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White pill E7

I found 2 pills. They are pretty small. It looks like it can be cut into 2 pieces. All it says on it is E7. ## A white round pill with E | 7 on one side and blank on the other is Ethambutol hydrochloride (400mg); marketed for use in treating tuberculosis. Inactive Ingredients: - Gelatin - Hydroxypropyl Cellulose - Magnesium Stearate - Sodium Lauryl Sulfate - Sorbitol - Stearic Acid - Sucrose - Titanium Dioxide For verification, the manufacturer is listed as Sti Pharma and the pill itself carries a National Drug Code of 68850-005. You can also click on the NDC link to view an image of the pill. I hope this helps! ## I found a small round pill that looks like a fancy E 7 that looks like it could be cut in half any idea what it is? ## Also trying to ID a round off white pill imprint E 7 #...

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Daily dosage of myrin-p forte in far advanced tuberculosis

what is the required daily dosage of myrin p forte tab in far advanced pulmonary tuberculosis? is Myurin forte very effective in this ptb classification? ## These are the medications traditionally used to treat it. Myrin-P Forte contains: Ethambutol HCl 275 mg, rifampicin 150 mg, INH 75 mg, pyrazinamide 400 mg The daily dosage is usually calculated for this by body weight: 71 kg 5 tab/day, 55-70 kg 4 tab/day, 40-54 kg 3 tab/day Do you have any other questions? ## he is sweating at night, pain in his hips and above the hips. is it normal this king of things while you are in medication?are these things is common for someone who is sick in this illness?how long it take to cure this pain and this illnes? ## helo..i was treated w/ptb on d upper left lobe..i take 3 tablets of myrin p-forte..i...

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Anti Tuberculosis side effects

What are the possible side effects while taking Myrin P forte tablets? ## What are the side effects of myrin tablets? ## My mother in law is taking myrine p forte. It is not helping her and she is in still in pain. She has had xrays and ultrasound but no problem was found. ## i was diagnose of PTB minimal...the first medicines that my doctor given 2 me....i was having rashes all over my body she prescribe me to take myrin-p forte and i was scared wat if i will experience again the same thing.... ## This medication contains a combination of ingredients to help treat TB, they include Ethambutol, Rifampin, Pyrazinamide, Isoniazid. The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, stomach pain, diarrhea, headache, and skin rash. Joveelyn, it is possible, that can be...

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The doctor prescribed me Quadtab for anti-tuberculosis.4 tablets 30 mins before breakfast. Is it a side effect when my skin turns dark?... ## I've been taking quadtab 5 times a day. I feel this itch all over my body specially both of my legs and stomach. Is this a normal side effects of taking this medicine? ## What will happen if i take not enough dose of quadtab instead of 3 tablets i take only 1 tablet a there any harmful side effect? ## I also want to know. if what will happen when i didn't follow the quadtab prescription i only take one tablet instead of 4 tablet..

how to take quadtab

Im a call center agent and normally my shift is at night. When should i take the quadtab is it should be in the morning when i got home or in the evening once i wake up? I also skipped 1month in taking quadtab due to lack of budget can i still continue to take quadtab for another 1month before i see my doctor? ## This medication contains Ethambutol, Rifampicin, Pyrazinamide, and Isoniazid, it is most commonly used to treat TB. Generally, it needs to be taken continuously for several months without missing days, so you should consult your doctor as you might need to start over. The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, skin rash, and diarrhea. Due to such issues, you may want to take it, when you are going to be home, for awhile, rather tha...

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myrin p forte effects on lactating mother

My x ray and blood report diagnosed pulmonary tuberculosis. Dr. Advised me myrin p forte four tablets before one hour of breakfast. As I am a lactating mother will it secreats with milk. Does this medicine effects my baby health. ## Hi i am a lactating mother does myrib drug affects my baby?

Wysolone drug information

Hi. I just wanted to know what wysolone is and why it is used? ## I just want to know what kind of side effects I will get by using wysolone 5 mg 20 tablets? And whats the use of these tablets? ## What is the main use of wysolone 5mg? My gyeonocologist sugessted it to me. ## I am a patient of abdomen tuberculosis my age is 24 years and i use the wysolone 5 mg for 10 days. What is the side effect of it and my periods is irregular from 20 days. ## My mother is 53 yrs old, she taking wysolone 30mg(OD) for nephrotic syndrom. whats the side effect of wysolone. ## I suffered an allergy yesterday and was prescribed avil, cetzine and wysolone 5 mg tablets to be taken for 3 days. However my allergy and itching gone away completely in one day. Is it ok to stop the medicines after taking them for ...


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