Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder Community
PTB 3
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

PTB 3

hi, my friend was diagnosed of having ptb3. She's taking myrin-p forte 3 tablets 30min before her breakfast. Will this affect if she's pregnanct?
351246_tn?1379685732
Hi!

Even if a woman is pregnant, tuberculosis has to be treated. The usual treatment is Ethambutol, Rifampicin, Isoniazid. Vit B6 or pyridoxine should be taken as long as INH is being taken. Pyrazinamide should be avoided as far as possible as the drug’s capacity to cause fetal defects is not well known. Para-aminosalicyclin (PAS) may be given if a pregnant woman can tolerate it.
Other antibiotics used for the treatment of tuberculosis that should be avoided in pregnancy are amikacin, kanamycin, clofazimine cycloserine, capreomycin, ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, levofloxacin, sparfloxacin, and ethionamide.

Myrin-p forte 3  which your friend is taking contains pyrazinamide. It would be better if she takes only Ethambutol, Rifampicin, Isoniazid. She should discuss this with her treating doctor. Take care!
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank