Can parents give the TB medicines to the child? Where can the parents get help if there are problems in taking the medicines?

If the child is shy of the nurse, parents can give the medicines to the child. However, to make sure that all medicines are taken regularly throughout the treatment and to support the family it is necessary that the nurse is present and observes when medicines are taken. If there are problems in taking the medicines, the nurse will inform the doctor who is responsible for treatment.

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