Tag Isoniazid

Isoniazid toxicity

Isoniazid overdose is rare but life threatening. Isoniazid can cause refractory seizures which require the specific antidote pyridoxine. It should be thought about in cases of status epileptics where this is a relative or a potential history of TB in the family.
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Isoniazid toxicity

Isoniazid toxicity, like other hydrazines, primarily cause life-threatening seizures and lactic acidosis through depletion of vitamin B6. The antidote is pyridoxine
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