Patients under first-line regimen


First-line anti-TB drugs are usually well tolerated. However, inform the patient that s/he should immediately seek medical attention in the event of:

– Skin rash;
– Yellowing of the skin or eyes or dark urine;
– Numbness or tingling of fingers or toes;
– Decreased urination;
– Dizziness or hearing loss;
– Blurred vision, reduced visual acuity, blind spot, green-red colour blindness, eye pain, sensitivity to light;
– Muscle twitching or weakness;
– Pain or swelling in the joints.