Four drugs are typically used to treat TB infection:
TB meningitis treatment includes these same medications, except for ethambutol. Ethambutol does not penetrate well through the lining of the brain. A fluoroquinolone, such as moxifloxacin or levofloxacin, is typically used in its place.
Your doctor may also prescribe systemic steroids. Steroids will reduce complications associated with the condition.
Depending on the severity of the infection, treatment may last as long as 12 months. In some cases, you may need treatment in the hospital.