Isoniazid and Diarrhea - from FDA reports

Diarrhea is found among people who take Isoniazid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Pyrazinamide, and have Hiv infection. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,349 people who have side effects when taking Isoniazid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 10, 2018

12,349 people reported to have side effects when taking Isoniazid.
Among them, 318 people (2.58%) have Diarrhea

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Isoniazid cause Diarrhea?

Time on Isoniazid when people have Diarrhea *:

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Isoniazid *:

  • female: 53.51 %
  • male: 46.49 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Isoniazid *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Hiv Infection: 63 people, 19.81%
  2. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 52 people, 16.35%
  3. Preventive Health Care: 39 people, 12.26%
  4. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 19 people, 5.97%
  5. Pain: 18 people, 5.66%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Pyrazinamide: 52 people, 16.35%
  2. Humira: 34 people, 10.69%
  3. Efavirenz: 34 people, 10.69%
  4. Ethambutol Hydrochloride: 33 people, 10.38%
  5. Methotrexate: 33 people, 10.38%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fever: 109 people, 34.28%
  2. Nausea And Vomiting: 101 people, 31.76%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 85 people, 26.73%
  4. Abdominal Pain: 50 people, 15.72%
  5. Weakness: 48 people, 15.09%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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