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weakness and numbness

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • November 24, 2010
  • 00:50 PM

Hi,

I'm a tuberculosis patient and now into my 8th month of anti-TB course.

Initially I made a good recovery, but since a month ago, I've started feeling numbness in my hands (particularly fingers) and overall unusual weakness in my body. Ther numbness and weakness increases after I take the meds, however gets very less around night. But the weakness is worsening every day.

I believe its a side effect of refampin. And I cant really take the weakness anymore since I'm already too weak, and if I let things continue i'll be unable to move by the time I finish my course.

I'm really inclined to stop taking anti-TB meds. Is there any other way I can treat my TB?

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