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29 Mar 2003

does tuberculosis medication adversely affect pregnancy
I have been diagnosed with inactive tuberculosis. I have been given the option to take a nine month series of medication to prevent this from becoming active TB. The nurse at the health clinic said it is best not to take the medication if you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant. Is this true?
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CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Lints, you should definitely not take it whilst pregnant. If you’re not pregnant yet, use proper contraception, as it’s dangerous for you and your baby. Good luck.
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