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Review: could Isoniazid cause Headache?

Summary: Headache is found among people who take Isoniazid, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Pyrazinamide, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 7,418 people who have side effects while taking Isoniazid from FDA and social media. Among them, 186 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Isoniazid

Isoniazid has active ingredients of isoniazid. It is often used in tuberculosis. (latest outcomes from 7,571 Isoniazid users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,234 Headache patients)

On Jan, 1, 2015: 7,417 people reported to have side effects when taking Isoniazid. Among them, 233 people (3.14%) have Headache.

Trend of Headache in Isoniazid reports

Time on Isoniazid when people have Headache * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache43.59%38.46%10.26%2.56%0.00%5.13%0.00%

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Isoniazid * :

FemaleMale
Headache63.75%36.25%

Age of people who have Headache when taking Isoniazid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.00%1.34%3.57%15.62%22.77%21.88%16.52%18.30%

Severity of Headache when taking Isoniazid ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Headache ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (64 people, 27.47%)
  2. Tuberculosis (32 people, 13.73%)
  3. Hiv infection (21 people, 9.01%)
  4. Prophylaxis (14 people, 6.01%)
  5. Tuberculin test positive (11 people, 4.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Pyrazinamide (49 people, 21.03%)
  2. Rifampicin (47 people, 20.17%)
  3. Methotrexate (42 people, 18.03%)
  4. Prednisolone (41 people, 17.60%)
  5. Remicade (36 people, 15.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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