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

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Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
10/5/2008 4:54:39 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
so i have been on this drug for a week and i was told to look out for nerve related problems. After two days i felt a wierd pain in my foot by my toes. I thought nothing of it, and thought i stepped on it wrong. Now on the seventh day the pain has increases and is severe. I have read the reviews and no one has commented on the nerve damage possibility, which if it occurs, i was told it could be pe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
9/11/2008 10:02:52 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was exposed to tb through work and tested positive. I have to take once a day with B6 vitamin, and I don't have any side effects. I'm on month 4 of 9 and have had bloodwork once, which was fine. The problem I have is I can't eat cheese, almost all dairy, raisins, bananas, a lot of meats, can't drink alcohol and I can't take tylenol! That is hard to deal with since I have 2 ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
7/27/2008 12:39:53 AM

Reviewer: kp777, 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
(I have not been on this med, I had to fill in the stars to post.) After my 3 year old had a positive reaction to his TB test, our entire family was tested, and I also was positive. His pediatrician prescribed a 9 mo. treatment with this med., and so far, thank God, no bad side effects. She is monitoring his white cell count and liver enzymes through regular blood tests. My doctor, however, ad ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
7/25/2008 10:45:22 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have latent TB and decided to take the meds as I have niece with leukemia and has recently had a transplant. I did not want to inadvertently infect her so I have been taking this for almost 6 months. After experiencing fatigue and itching when taking every night, my doc had me take it every other night. That helped the fatigue and the itching went away after a few weeks. The one thing that I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
6/18/2008 6:35:03 PM

Reviewer: nylady464@aol.com, 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

Comment:
my doctor told me i had to take this medicine for 6 months..i took it for one month, every nite right before bedtime i'd take one pill, about 2/3hrs. later i'm up with severe stomach cramps..i also noticed at times when reading or watching t.v. my eyes would get watery and couldn't see very clear..after 30days, i asked my doctor to see if there was any way he could lower the dosage or ... Show Full Comment

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