should my kid retake oral meds 2 hours and vomit
Jul 4, 2006
my daughter is taking isoniazid 5ml and rifampicin 7.5ml for her primary complex, however she is having productive cough so i gave her carbocistein after 30 min. i gave her anti TB meds, 2 hours after she vomits and her vomits shows red which is the rifam...my question is should i repeat her intake???
Response from Dr. Young
Thanks for your post.
Unless you actually see pill fragments in the vomit, there's no need to redose-- this usually only happens within 10-15 minutes of swallowing the pill. Rifampin typically gives body fluids (saliva, tears, urine and yes, even vomit) a red color. This color doesn't necessarily mean that there's pill in the vomit.
I hope this is helpful. BY
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