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Preganancy while on TB Medications

11/02/2009

Question:

Hi, I just want to know that i am under the treatment of tuberculosis with rifampin, isonized and pyrazinamid and ethambutol and Vitamin B6 for up to 3 days and then after they have stopped pyrazinamid upto another 2 months. After the 4 month, they have stopped ethambutol too, and remaining medicine are still continue and i have compeleted for 3 more month as of now. Now, i get to know that i have pregnancy of 7 weeks as of now, and doctors told me that the treatment will be continue for another 2 months.

This is the first time, i am pregnant and i want to continue the pregnancy, however i will confuse because of this treatment.

Please provide help to any side effects for the pregnancy with 2 more months medication and specific during this period.

Thanks,

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