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Disseminated tuberculosis and Rifampin

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Disseminated Tuberculosis Symptoms and Causes

Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but they can also damage other parts of the body.

TB spreads through the air when a person with TB of the lungs or throat coughs, sneezes, or talks. If you have been exposed, you should go to your doctor for tests. You are more likely to get TB if you have a weak immune system.

Symptoms of TB in the lungs may include

  • A bad cough that lasts 3 weeks or longer
  • Weight loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Coughing up blood or mucus
  • Weakness or fatigue
  • Fever
  • Night sweats

Skin tests, blood tests, x-rays, and other tests can tell if you have TB. If not treated properly, TB can be deadly. You can usually cure active TB by taking several medicines for a long period of time.

NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

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Rifampin Side Effects

Alanine Aminotransferase Increased (33)
Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased (32)
Hepatitis (27)
Pyrexia (25)
Hepatocellular Damage (24)
Renal Failure Acute (23)
Nausea (23)
Vomiting (18)
Blood Bilirubin Increased (15)
Rash (14)
Asthenia (13)
Diarrhoea (13)
Dyspnoea (13)
Fatigue (13)
Thrombocytopenia (13)
Hypotension (12)
Erythema (11)
Headache (10)
Hepatic Failure (10)
Myalgia (9)
Jaundice (9)
Dizziness (9)
Arthralgia (9)
Anaemia (9)
Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased (8)
Condition Aggravated (8)
Confusional State (8)
Dehydration (7)
Malaise (7)
Neutropenia (7)
Tubulointerstitial Nephritis (7)
Abdominal Pain (7)
Haemodialysis (6)
Decreased Appetite (6)
Chills (6)
Hyperhidrosis (6)
Hypertension (6)
Liver Disorder (6)
Renal Failure (6)
Oral Candidiasis (5)
Heart Rate Increased (5)
Dyspepsia (5)
Coma (5)
Anorexia (5)
Coagulopathy (4)
Acute Hepatic Failure (4)
Agitation (4)
Blood Creatinine Increased (4)
Chronic Allograft Nephropathy (4)
Circulatory Collapse (4)

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Recent Reviews

I was given Rifampin for lymes about 18 months ago. Until that time I didn't have myalgia. While the pain is diminishing, it is still life altering. I have never felt such pain in my life (including child birth). It was combined with doxycycline.

If rimpacin taken twice a day 600mg 1 before n 1 after wht will hapeen

Is there any possibility that rifampicin will affect my menstrual period?

YES

Is galvus can be used wth insulin in treating t2dm with tuberculosis

Took just five injections. Hospitalized. Destroyed my immune system. Infected with disseminated histoplasomois. Difficult to diagnose. Had 10 days to live. Fungus was finally diagnosed by infectious disease doctor with experience with this fun

Wats da side efect of taking akurit 4,my hsb got tuberculosis *DONT_KNOW*

Disseminated Tuberculosis Clinical Trials and Studies

Treatments might be new drugs or new combinations of drugs, new surgical procedures or devices, or new ways to use existing treatments. The goal of clinical trials is to determine if a new test or treatment works and is safe. Clinical trials can also look at other aspects of care, such as improving the quality of life for people with chronic illnesses. People participate in clinical trials for a variety of reasons. Healthy volunteers say they participate to help others and to contribute to moving science forward. Participants with an illness or disease also participate to help others, but also to possibly receive the newest treatment and to have the additional care and attention from the clinical trial staff.