Review: Dilantin and Isoniazid
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Dilantin and Isoniazid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Dilantin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of phenytoin sodium. It is used in epilepsy, seizures, generalized tonic-clonic seizure, petit mal seizure, frontal lobe epilepsy, tonic seizures
Isoniazid (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of isoniazid. It is used in tuberculosis, pulmonary tuberculosis, ppd skin test, latent tuberculosis, tuberculin test positive, tuberculosis skin test positive
On Dec, 5, 2013: 1 people who reported to have interactions when taking Dilantin, Isoniazid is studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Dilantin (phenytoin sodium)
- Isoniazid (isoniazid)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Dilantin, Isoniazid:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Stevens-johnson Syndrome (an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity disorder. it ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe)||1|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||1|
|Septic Shock (shock due to blood infection)||1|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Dilantin, Isoniazid:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
How effective are the drugs:
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Septic shock
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Clindamycin hydrochloride
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By Badbelly: How to cure isoniazid c dif colitis
(for a 47 year old woman who has Diarrhea, Colitis, and takes Isoniazid, Probiotics, Pyridoxine (vitamin B6))
Developed c dif colitis 4.5 mos into inh tx also have cvid as well as systemic lupus and ankylosing spondylitis... What can they give me?
(Number of patients like Badbelly: 343)
- By isoniad epilepsy: Could isoniazid cause a normal people epilepsy?
(for a 25 year old man who has TB, and takes Isoniazid, Rifampin)
I got TB in 2011，I have took isoniazid and rifampin for 9 months. Last month, I found I became epilepsy.
(Number of patients like isoniad epilepsy: 92)
- By Tanya: Accidental overdose in my daily dilantin prescription
(for a 50 year old woman who has What Are The Risks?, and takes Phenytoin Sodium)
Is there any chance that my taking an extra, careless dose of Dilantin, will cause a seizure? Do I take my regular daily dosage again tonight?
(Number of patients like Tanya: 193)
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Dilantin (phenytoin sodium) is often used to treat epilepsy. Isoniazid (isoniazid) is often used to treat tuberculosis. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Dilantin is used in:
- Isoniazid is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
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