Review: could Isoniazid cause Hepatotoxicity?
We study 7,409 people who have side effects while taking Isoniazid from FDA and social media. Among them, 120 have Hepatotoxicity. Find out below who they are, when they have Hepatotoxicity and more.
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Isoniazid (latest outcomes from 7,561 users) has active ingredients of isoniazid. It is often used in tuberculosis.
Hepatotoxicity (chemical-driven liver damage) (latest reports from 33,146 patients) has been reported by people with hiv infection, pain, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Jul, 19, 2014: 7,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Isoniazid. Among them, 120 people (1.62%) have Hepatotoxicity. They amount to 0.36% of all the 33,144 people who have Hepatotoxicity on eHealthMe.
Time on Isoniazid when people have Hepatotoxicity * :
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Gender of people who have Hepatotoxicity when taking Isoniazid * :
Age of people who have Hepatotoxicity when taking Isoniazid * :
Severity of Hepatotoxicity when taking Isoniazid ** :
How people recovered from Hepatotoxicity ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Tuberculosis (43 people, 35.83%)
- Hiv infection (31 people, 25.83%)
- Prophylaxis (15 people, 12.50%)
- Pulmonary tuberculosis (10 people, 8.33%)
- Renal transplant (6 people, 5.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Rifampicin (56 people, 46.67%)
- Pyrazinamide (55 people, 45.83%)
- Ethambutol hydrochloride (33 people, 27.50%)
- Rifampin (24 people, 20.00%)
- Cotrim (16 people, 13.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 months ago):
I have been taking Isoniazid for 6 months now and I have 3 more months to go. After a month 1 1/2 of taking this medication I began to have alot of palpitations and then to PVCs. I have been diagnosed with Paroxysmal A-Fib since 2000 but it is Sinus. I recently stopped the Flecainide because I thought that was causing me to have this problem. But I have been taking Flecainide since 2003.
I don't have Tuberculosis. I will always be positive with TB test because of BCG Vaccine that they did in Asia.
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I have only been on the drugs for 9 days.
Have noticed the symptoms have increased in frequency since the beginning.
While I know you are supposed to avoid alcohol, I had a cocktail and a glass of wine with dinner last night and felt intoxicated (i.e., clumsiness in walking, very tired). Those symptoms wore off and I am fine today.
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