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How significant is the risk of drinking when taking isoniazid?
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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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