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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 is isoniazid used for?

What is isoniazid used for?

See below:: Isoniazid is used alone or with other drugs to treat tuberculosis (TB) and to prevent it in people who have had contact with tuberculosis bacteria. It eliminates only active (growing) bacteria. Since the bacteria may exist in a resting (nongrowing) state for long periods, therapy with Isoniazid (and other antituberculosis drugs) must be continued for a long time (usually 6-12 months). ...Read more

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What is isoniazid inh taken for?

What is isoniazid inh taken for?

Tuberculosis : Inh is one of drugs used to treat pulmonary tuberculosis. ...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