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Review: could Isoniazid cause Hepatotoxicity?

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

We study 7,403 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

Isoniazid (latest outcomes from 7,555 users) has active ingredients of isoniazid. It is often used in tuberculosis.

Hepatotoxicity

Hepatotoxicity (chemical-driven liver damage) (latest reports from 32,833 patients) has been reported by people with hiv infection, pain, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 7,369 people reported to have side effects when taking Isoniazid. Among them, 120 people (1.63%) have Hepatotoxicity. They amount to 0.37% of all the 32,703 people who have Hepatotoxicity on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hepatotoxicity in Isoniazid reports

Time on Isoniazid when people have Hepatotoxicity * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hepatotoxicity14.81%81.48%3.70%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hepatotoxicity when taking Isoniazid * :

FemaleMale
Hepatotoxicity65.12%34.88%

Age of people who have Hepatotoxicity when taking Isoniazid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hepatotoxicity6.61%5.79%2.48%11.57%15.70%19.01%15.70%23.14%

Severity of Hepatotoxicity when taking Isoniazid ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hepatotoxicity ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Tuberculosis (43 people, 35.83%)
  2. Hiv infection (31 people, 25.83%)
  3. Prophylaxis (15 people, 12.50%)
  4. Pulmonary tuberculosis (10 people, 8.33%)
  5. Renal transplant (6 people, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Rifampicin (56 people, 46.67%)
  2. Pyrazinamide (55 people, 45.83%)
  3. Ethambutol hydrochloride (33 people, 27.50%)
  4. Rifampin (24 people, 20.00%)
  5. Cotrim (16 people, 13.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • 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.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Misdiagnosed as TB and treated with isoniazid for a month. Now stopped isoniazid. Radiologist diagnosed problem as early small airway obstruction. Now there is feet swelling (it was there before also) and eyes are getting red very often.

    Reply

  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • Also taking atenolol 50 mg daily, tramodol 100 mg daily, paracetamol 2g daily.


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