Dear Doctor, Iam taking AKT -2 medicine for my TB .The medication is for 9 months after my dosage of AKT-4 for 2 months. I want to know if i will put on lot of weight eating AKT-2? I have gained a lot of weight and iam trying to lose the same, will i be able to cut down the e

Question (Posted on :  21 Feb 2008 )


Dear Doctor, Iam taking AKT -2 medicine for my TB .The medication is for 9 months after my dosage of AKT-4 for 2 months. I want to know if i will put on lot of weight eating AKT-2? I have gained a lot of weight and iam trying to lose the same, will i be able to cut down the extra weight?

Doctor's Response (Posted on : 21 Feb 2008 )


How much weight have you gained ? and when has most of the weight gain happened ? In TB generally patients tend to lose weight, and weight gain during TB treatment is a good indication that your general condition will improve and the treatment has been effective.


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