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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of isoniazid Oral.

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Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
3/22/2009 3:29:14 PM

Reviewer: worried_mom, 0-2 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My 1 year old has recently started this drug due to a positive skin test, but negative chest xray. First, I hate that it is a 9 month treatment. Second, trying to give a little one practically a full syringe full of this stuff is extremely difficult, and a sticky mess when it gets spit back out at me. I am extremely concerned with all the side affects that comes with this medication. Although ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
1/5/2009 4:29:58 PM

Reviewer: Concerned pt, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started taking this drug after a positive ppd. My chest x-rays indicated no presence of disease. After two weeks of being on this med I developed some unusal symptoms: very tired, drowsy, and very sleepy. Then extreme numbness in legs and arms. Followed by frontal head numbness. I almost fainted while driving. It has been 3 weeks since I have discontinued this med but still am expriencing mo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
11/17/2008 1:35:55 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
10/21/2008 10:19:29 AM

Reviewer: apybus74, 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Like others, I only starred to post a comment. Thank you all very much for your helpful input. I have been told to take this drug and I feel very strongly that it's not something I want to subject myself to. I've had pneumonia and not developed TB. Maybe I was just lucky but I'll stick with chest x-rays as long as I can rather than go on this drug. Thanks again.

Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
10/9/2008 6:09:20 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on isoniazid for 8 1/2 months of a 9 month treatment. I had a positive skin test and clear x-ray. The monthly doctor visits and blood tests are inconvenient but not too bad. I was nauseated after taking the pill the first month, but that went away. I had some numbness in my fingers when I forgot to take the B6 that I was also supposed to be taking daily. The B6 alleviated the num ... Show Full Comment

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