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Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
6/17/2008 11:26:56 AM

Reviewer: TB boy, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was about to start taking this medication for inactive TB, but I read all the side effects and the comments of many people that had taken this medication and I refused to do it. I believed the medication should be take if become active only. If we take the medication, whatever, we are not 100% immune to develope active TB and the health risks fot taking it are very high. I will suggest anyone wi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
5/17/2008 7:10:57 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i only comment with stars because it requires it i have taken this treatment for only one week and from the begginning to now i suffer severe headaches, continued loss of appetite, extreme tiredness/fatigue is there anything to counter act this it sure isn't worth going through for a preventitive. at this rate i'd rather treat if it ever became active

Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
4/17/2008 12:30:53 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking this for 8mo's now I have experienced head aches body aches fatigue moodiness & cough now I am noticing hair loss & breakage, anytime I have said this to my doctor she says it's not a side affect so I quit telling her this was an on the job exposure & they haven't done a thing except supply the meds I haven't had blood tests done I have asked to see a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
2/4/2008 4:51:50 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It's been a few years since taking INH for latent TB. I recall severe joint pain/swelling and various other ailments. I still can't get rings over my knuckles. My life/health is still "not right" I also fear lupus, as my recent bloodwork seems to indicate. I've also done some research on ganglion cysts I now have & there may be a link to the INH!?! Thankfully, no other fr ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Inactive Tuberculosis
1/31/2008 8:51:06 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 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 have been taking Isoniazid for two weeks now. My joints are painful and I am worried about lupus, it is one of the side effects of this drug. My sister has lupus now that she got from one of her heart medications. I am going to press my Dr for a QuantiFERON-TB Gold blood test before I will continue with this treatment. My sister has undergone two hip replacements and is always off of work becaus ... Show Full Comment

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