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    Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
    2/17/2016 11:07:00 AM

    Reviewer: 35-44 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was diagnosed with inactive TB after 5 years of complaining to numerous Docs about a chronic cough. Many chest xrays, all clear. Never a TB test. During the course of treatment for IBS and Fibromyalgia, it was found that I had a positive Quantiferon test for TB. I was first placed on Isoniazid and after two days of that drug, my lower legs, feet and ankles swelled up to the size of my calves. I ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
    2/16/2016 12:13:11 AM

    Reviewer: ProPatient, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was diagnosed with inactive TB after 5 years of complaining to numerous Docs about a chronic cough. Many chest xrays, all clear. Never a TB test. During the course of treatment for IBS and Fibromyalgia, it was found that I had a positive Quantiferon test for TB. I was first placed on Isoniazid and after two days of that drug, my lower legs, feet and ankles swelled up to the size of my calves. I ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
    1/7/2015 6:32:21 AM

    Reviewer: lwd01915, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I just finished a 4-month regimen of Rifampin after testing positive for latent TB in preparation for starting on Humira for Rheumatoid Arthritis. I have no idea how/when I was exposed to TB but apparently I was and in order to start a biologic for RA, the latent TB needed to be addressed. I can't say Rifampin was an easy drug to take but it's hard to tell if the side effects I had (fati ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
    12/14/2014 8:00:29 AM

    Reviewer: MD7714, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I was exposed to TB at some point in my career, but I'm not sure when. I found out I had LTBI (latent tuberculosis infection) through a physical for a nursing program. I have been tolerating the rifampin for the most part, but it feel like I have the flu all the time. I'm a newlywed who works full time and goes to nursing school full time. The flu symptoms definitely interfere with work an ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
    12/16/2013 1:37:19 PM

    Reviewer: dmrslee, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    It caused Diarreha, and nausea for me....headach and vomiting...could not take the full prescription.

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