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Doctor insights on: Isoniazid And Alcohol

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Is isoniazid and alcohol safe to take together?

Is isoniazid and alcohol safe to take together?

Moderation: Alcohol in reasonable amounts is ok in patients on inh. Both can be hepatotoxic but a glass of wine or a beer is ok. ...Read more

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How will my prescription isoniazid affect consumption of alcohol?

How will my prescription isoniazid affect consumption of alcohol?

Don't drink: Ideally it will cause you to stop drinking while you're taking it, but that's up to you. Alcohol increase the risk of inh hepatitis. ...Read more

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Is there a significant risk of drinking alcohol when taking isoniazid?

Is there a significant risk of drinking alcohol when taking isoniazid?

Alcohol: Not good idea to mix alcohol with any medication metabolized by liver. ...Read more

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I am taking isoniazid, if I take bee propolis tincture with alcohol. Would that hurt my liver or is it pure.

I am taking isoniazid,  if I take bee propolis tincture with alcohol.  Would that hurt my liver or is it pure.

Propolis: The National Institutes of Health rates propolis as "possibly effective" for treating cold sores, genital herpes, and post-surgery mouth pain. It appears to be quite safe and cannot find any reports of liver toxicity. ...Read more

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What are the effects of inh(isoniazid) on my body if taken for 9 months?

What are the effects of inh(isoniazid) on my body if taken for 9 months?

Liver and nerve: Can cause liver problems and nerve problems (neuropathy) like numbness and tingling. Need to monitor these things. ...Read more

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Does isoniazid causes blood problems?

Does isoniazid causes blood problems?

See below:: Isoniazid may cause severe and sometimes fatal liver damage. Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had liver disease or a history of alcoholism or injection drug use. Keep all appointments with your doctor and the laboratory. Your doctor will order certain lab tests to check your response to isoniazid. ...Read more

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Does isoniazid causes hematologic dysfunction?

Does isoniazid causes hematologic dysfunction?

Yes: Isoniazid causes many adverse reactions. Hepatitis is the most feared. It also can cause peripheral neuropathy, fever, skin rashes and hematologic abnormalities among others. ...Read more

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Do I still have tuberculosus if I took isoniazid for a year?

Do I still have tuberculosus if I took isoniazid for a year?

Probably not: Treatment of latent tuberculosis infection with 9-12 months of daily Isoniazid (assuming excellent adherence) is 80-90% effective in eliminating the latent infection. ...Read more

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What are the effects of taking both rifampicin and isoniazid?

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What are the effects of taking both rifampicin and isoniazid?

Synergistic effect: Latent tuberculosis has been treated for 10 months with Isoniazid alone. In several european countries, 3 months of daily Isoniazid and Rifampin are used to treat latent TB infection with apparent success. ...Read more