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Review: could Isoniazid cause Diarrhea?

Summary: Diarrhea could be caused by Isoniazid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Pyrazinamide, and have Hiv infection.

We study 7,369 people who have side effects while taking Isoniazid from FDA and social media. Among them, 180 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 7,369 people reported to have side effects when taking Isoniazid. Among them, 180 people (2.44%) have Diarrhea. They amount to 0.02% of all the 1,092,884 people who have Diarrhea on eHealthMe.

Trend of Diarrhea in Isoniazid reports

Time on Isoniazid when people have Diarrhea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhea37.50%45.00%17.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Isoniazid * :

FemaleMale
Diarrhea51.83%48.17%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Isoniazid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.00%6.47%7.65%14.71%12.94%17.06%12.35%28.82%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Isoniazid ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hiv infection (53 people, 29.44%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (40 people, 22.22%)
  3. Prophylaxis (21 people, 11.67%)
  4. Tuberculosis (21 people, 11.67%)
  5. Pulmonary tuberculosis (21 people, 11.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Pyrazinamide (53 people, 29.44%)
  2. Ethambutol hydrochloride (40 people, 22.22%)
  3. Rifampicin (37 people, 20.56%)
  4. Lamivudine (30 people, 16.67%)
  5. Methotrexate (28 people, 15.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I was first prescribed Plavix/Clopidogrel eight years ago when I suffered three slight heart attacks. All went well until August last year, when I started to suffer bouts of diarrhoea on a regular basis. As I was also on prescription for Pantoprazol in the treatment of Barretts Oesophagus, I put my problems down to that drug. After several visits to my digestive specialist, a further endoscopy, a colonoscopy, a barium meal and a digestive breath test, the specialist insisted that I must stay on Pantoprazol or Omeprazol as, without one of these drugs, my digestive reflux would further irritate the oesophagus.

    I eventually had an appointment with my Neurologist just two weeks ago and she intimated that it could well be the Clopidogrel that was causing the violent bouts of diarrhoea. I am now of the Clopidogrel and take just one aspirin a day. The problem with diarrhoea has now almost ceased.

    As you will gather, I am now 76 years of age and had been taking Plavix for eight years. I live in Spain where the medical treatment is hard to fault.

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