regarding taking of vitamins, my friend is maintaining vit. c (Cecon) and revicon, what if the pulmonologist advise him to take the medication for anti tb and he decide to take it? is it okay? or side effects will be experienced? is the medicine would still be effective?
Hi. The effectiveness or absorption of anti-tuberculosis medications will not be in any way affected by the intake of multivitamin supplements. In fact, patients who are being given isoniazid (INH) are encouraged to concurrently take Vitamin B complex supplements to counteract the neuropathy (numbness and tingling on the tips of hands and feet) associated with INH.
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