Review: could Isoniazid cause Diarrhea?


Summary

Diarrhea is found among people who take Isoniazid, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Pyrazinamide, and have Hiv infection . We study 8,284 people who have side effects while taking Isoniazid from FDA and social media. Among them, 206 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Isoniazid

Isoniazid has active ingredients of isoniazid. It is often used in tuberculosis. (latest outcomes from Isoniazid 10,069 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 253,439 Diarrhea patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

8,284 people reported to have side effects when taking Isoniazid.
Among them, 206 people (2.49%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Isoniazid cause Diarrhea?

Time on Isoniazid when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 51.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.86 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Isoniazid *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Isoniazid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 6.25 %
  • 10-19: 6.82 %
  • 20-29: 12.5 %
  • 30-39: 14.77 %
  • 40-49: 13.64 %
  • 50-59: 15.91 %
  • 60+: 30.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hiv Infection (47 people, 22.82%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (44 people, 21.36%)
  • Prophylaxis (26 people, 12.62%)
  • Tuberculosis (24 people, 11.65%)
  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis (21 people, 10.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Pyrazinamide (52 people, 25.24%)
  • Rifampicin (40 people, 19.42%)
  • Ethambutol Hydrochloride (33 people, 16.02%)
  • Methotrexate (31 people, 15.05%)
  • Lamivudine (30 people, 14.56%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pyrexia (76 people, 36.89%)
  • Vomiting (73 people, 35.44%)
  • Nausea (60 people, 29.13%)
  • Abdominal Pain (36 people, 17.48%)
  • Asthenia (35 people, 16.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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