CXR to rule out active disease. If
positive discuss treatment with MD.
If negative CXR start chemoprophylaxis
with Isoniazid (INH) 300 mg PO QD X 6-12 months +
Vitamin B6 50 mg PO QD
Monitor CBC, LFTs, INR (if on
Coumadin), Q month
Reference: Geriatrics At Your Fingertips, 2005 Edition, p. 74.
MMWR Treatment of Tuberculosis, June 20, 2003, RR(11); 1-77.