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What are the precautions to be undertaken during ATT?

ATT precautions
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What are the precautions to be undertaken during ATT?

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Ans: (i) Pyridoxin supplementation to pregnant females, diabetics,chronic alcoholics (ii) Discourage alcohol consumption during treatment (iii) Monitor for symptoms and signs consistent with hepatic damage (iv) Liver function tests every 2 – 3 months for those at high risk (v) Sterptomycin is contra – indicated during pregnancy (vi) Monitor side effects of sterptomycin specially in elderly: tinnitus, vertigo, hearing tests for higher frequencies which are affected first, Romberg s Test (vii) Avoid loop diuretics, which potentiate side effects of Streptomycin . (viii) Analgesics for arthralgia which usually does not require withdrawal of anti-TB treatment.

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Ans: i) Pyridoxin supplementation to pregnant females, diabetics,chronic alcoholics (ii) Discourage alcohol consumption during treatment (iii) Monitor for symptoms and signs consistent with hepatic damage (iv) Liver function tests every 2 – 3 months for those at high risk (v) Sterptomycin is contra – indicated during pregnancy (vi) Monitor side effects of sterptomycin specially in elderly: tinnitus, vertigo, hearing tests for higher frequencies which are affected first, Romberg’s Test (vii) Avoid loop diuretics, which potentiate side effects of ‘Streptomycin’. (viii) Analgesics for arthralgia which usually does not require withdrawal of anti-TB treatment.

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