Could Isoniazid cause Diarrhea - from FDA reports


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 8,285 people who have side effects while taking Isoniazid from FDA. 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 10,293 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,494 Diarrhea patients).

On Nov, 18, 2016

8,285 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 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%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Hiv Infection (47 people, 22.82%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (44 people, 21.36%)
  • Preventive Health Care (26 people, 12.62%)
  • Crohn's Disease (15 people, 7.28%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Fever (76 people, 36.89%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (73 people, 35.44%)
  • Nausea (60 people, 29.13%)
  • Weakness (37 people, 17.96%)
  • Abdominal Pain (36 people, 17.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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