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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

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

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