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Does isoniazid cause side effects like swelling throat and soar mouth?

I am currently taking isoniazid 300 mg have been on it for five months. In yhe last month I have have been having trouble with some swelling in my throth and then went into sorness in my mouth and toungr . is this a side effect of this med or something else? Thank you
Fri, 29 Mar 2019
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Hello,

Your symptoms seem to be related to side effects of isoniazid.

I suggest taking antihistamines such as cetirizine to relieve the symptoms.

I also recommend drinking liquids.

If the symptoms continue you should go to the emergency room.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi, General & Family Physician
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