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Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
7/10/2015 6:08:22 AM

Reviewer: Kels, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking isoniazid for 10 weeks for inactive tb. Everything was fine until I started to get flu like symptoms - chills, muscle/joint pains, sweats and headaches. Then I contacted dr because I wasn't getting any better for 2 weeks! Took blood test and my liver level went up 40 times what was before I started taking this medicine. Dr told me to stop taking it and the day I stopped taki ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
6/29/2015 4:52:31 PM

Reviewer: Lady L, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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I had a positive blood test for Latent TB and a clear chest xray. Doc says I have to take INH and B6 for 6 months. I'm now on week 7 of taking the pills. It has been and up & down situation for me. Upon first starting the treatment, I felt very groggy & tired. I reported these symptoms to my doc and she kept saying it's not due to the INH and B6. So I kept on taking them, and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
2/27/2015 9:55:47 AM

Reviewer: Kento, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was prescribed this drug for inactive TB. 1 pill daily for 9 months with B6 100mg as well. For the first two weeks I was fine. I did have some minor confusion some days, but nothing serious. The end of the third week I started getting sick. Muscle aches, headaches, a feeling of knot in my stomach, and I was very tired. This started on a Sunday and got worse through the week. By Tuesday ni ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
1/3/2015 10:21:28 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Just finished the 9 month trial today. I am 23 years old and a veteran. Honestly, the worst thing for me was waiting for a hour to eat. The first few days I had confusion out of nowhere and could not figure out what I was doing or what the names of some people where for a period of a hour or so. I never had diarrhea or any other side affects. Only one time 4 months later I forgot to take the medic ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
12/5/2014 3:07:18 PM

Reviewer: Mary J, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My doctor never explained that I should also take B6 along with the INH so for the first month I was taking just INH. Felt 100% normal. Second month I added B6. Stopped drinking alcohol. Im a regular marijuana smoker and find it helps with any potential stomach issues. Cant accurately rate the effectiveness because only time will tell.

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