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Tuberculosis

About a woman on Isoniazid

06/22/2006

Question:

Am just a month to go with my TB medication it was 9 month, but already done with 8 month just a month to, when i found out that am pregnant, and my question is will it have any effect on my unborn child?

Answer:

This questions was forwarded by Pharmacy and Medications.

Isoniazid, which has been used as a first-line anti-tuberculous drug since 1950, has an excellent safety record in pregnancy and has not been associated with fetal abnormalities in humans.

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Response by:

Lisa A Haglund, MD Lisa A Haglund, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati