The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App 
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Ask the Experts About

Choosing Your MedsChoosing Your Meds
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

tb rx
Jul 28, 2011

is it safe to carry on working with tb rx

Response from Dr. McGowan

People on TB treatment can return to work once they are deemed to be non-infectious. This is usally after at least 2 weeks on treatment or once a sputum test turns to negative. Tb can affect other organs but mainly involves the lungs and that is were the risk of spread arises. A person is most contagious before diagnosis when they are on no treatment. You must go for your regular checkups on TB meds to monitor the liver function.

Questions about my first line treatment regime
Edurant vs Atripla

  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary



This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint