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Review: could Isoniazid cause Mental disorder?

Summary: Mental disorder is found among people who take Isoniazid, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Pyrazinamide, and have Hiv infection.

We study 7,417 people who have side effects while taking Isoniazid from FDA and social media. Among them, 24 have Mental disorder. Find out below who they are, when they have Mental disorder and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Isoniazid and have Mental disorder >>>


Isoniazid has active ingredients of isoniazid. It is often used in tuberculosis. (latest outcomes from Isoniazid 7,570 users)

Mental disorder

Mental disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, pain, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Mental disorder 20,940 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 7,417 people reported to have side effects when taking Isoniazid. Among them, 24 people (0.32%) have Mental Disorder.

Trend of Mental disorder in Isoniazid reports

Time on Isoniazid when people have Mental disorder * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Mental disorder14.29%57.14%0.00%0.00%28.57%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Mental disorder when taking Isoniazid * :

Mental disorder73.91%26.09%

Age of people who have Mental disorder when taking Isoniazid * :

Mental disorder0.00%9.52%0.00%0.00%57.14%14.29%19.05%0.00%

Severity of Mental disorder when taking Isoniazid ** :


How people recovered from Mental disorder ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hiv infection (16 people, 66.67%)
  2. Pulmonary tuberculosis (4 people, 16.67%)
  3. Tuberculosis (4 people, 16.67%)
  4. Prophylaxis (4 people, 16.67%)
  5. Hypertension (2 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Pyrazinamide (17 people, 70.83%)
  2. Rifampicin (15 people, 62.50%)
  3. Lamivudine (11 people, 45.83%)
  4. Zidovudine (10 people, 41.67%)
  5. Nevirapine (9 people, 37.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • How to cure isoniazid c dif colitis
    (Asked by a 47 year old woman who has Diarrhea, Colitis, and takes Isoniazid, Probiotics, Pyridoxine (vitamin B6))
    Developed c dif colitis 4.5 mos into inh tx also have cvid as well as systemic lupus and ankylosing spondylitis... What can they give me?

  • Could isoniazid cause a normal people epilepsy?
    (Asked by a 25 year old man who has TB, and takes Isoniazid, Rifampin)
    I got TB in 2011,I have took isoniazid and rifampin for 9 months. Last month, I found I became epilepsy.

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