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The 12-Dose Regimen for Latent Tuberculosis (TB) Infection

Information Sheet
The 12-Dose Regimen for Latent Tuberculosis (TB) Infection

This information sheet discusses the once-a-week 12-week treatment of rifapentine and isoniazid for latent TB infection (LTBI). It explains LTBI, why it is necessary to treat it, the treatment plan and how it is managed, and a chart for tracking. It also includes hints on how to take the medicine including eating before taking it and avoiding alcohol, and describes normal side effects and possible problems including which signs and symptoms require you to call the doctor or nurse and what to do when taking a dose of medicine in the absence of medical staff.


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United States

Global resources for the prevention,
management, and elimination of TB.