A 30-year-old member asked:
How significant is the risk of drinking when taking isoniazid?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Fairly significant!: Age appeares to be the predominant factor influencing the risk of developing isoniazid-related hepatitis (increasing age is associated with an increasing risk). Drinking alcohol, especially on a daily basis, enhances the risk of hepatitis among those taking isoniazid.Weighing the benefits of Isoniazid in preventing tuberculosis against the risk of its causing hepatitis nec. F/u with your doctor.
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Last updated Jun 26, 2014
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