Isoniazid

What is Isoniazid?

It is an anti TB drug used as the first line treatment drug for tuberculosis. Organisms rapidly develop resistance against this drug if it is used alone in the treatment of active disease. Hepatic toxicity is the major side effect.

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Hello there, I do have a few questions about Isoniazid. I am just wondering here if American Ginseng and Gymnema Sylvestre are considered...

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Thanks for the query.
Yes, Ginseng and Gymnema are considered traditional herbs. The general recommendation to forbid using these while on...

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I have been taking Isoniazid 300mg 1x day (this is the first month of of a nine month treatment) and am concerned about the med s effect on my...

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The question is why are you taking Isoniazid ? Is it for prophylaxis or is it part of tuberculosis regimen ? Yes Isoniazid has liver toxicity but...

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I am on rifampicin and isoniazid for the treatment of latent tb after taking this medication for one week and four days I discovered I was...

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Anti-tubercular drugs (Rifampicin and Isoniazid) should not missed for any reason. Because once you have...

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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...

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Hi, I have a sister who is having Abdominal TB and Ascites, since two months, and she is on this drugs which the Doc says she will take for...

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I am taking isoniazid for exposure to TB. About 2 weeks ago I ate several slices of pizza and a few wings. In 2 days I had what I thought was...

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Have taken 4 weekly doses of 12 week regiment of Prifton and Isoniazid for latent TB. Has severe allergic reaction of fever, chills and rash on...

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Hello Doctor, How are you doing? My mom has been taking TB (brain and Lymphnode TB) medicines for over 2 years. Currently taking Macoxplus(...

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HI i have a cavity and lung tv( active) . i have started taking my medication before 1 month( each film coated tablet contains rifampicin bp...

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Is Isoniazid 300 mg. consider a mild dosage for latent TB?

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