Epileptiform seizures with single conventional dose of isoniazid

Gupta, S.K.; Bedi, R.S. and Maini, V.K. (1984) Epileptiform seizures with single conventional dose of isoniazid. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 31 (1). pp. 19-21.

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Two cases which developed epileptiforrn seizures with single 300 mg dose of isoniazid are reported. The criteria of drug induced seizures was remission and recurrence of seizures when the drug was stopped and retested. Desensitization was unsuccessfully tried in one case and concomitant administration of high dose pyridoxine did not help in controlling the seizures.

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Uncontrolled Keywords:Epileptiforrn Seizures, Pyridoxine, Isoniazid, Epilepsy, Drug Induced Seizures, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Rifampicin, Pyrazinamide, Thiacetazone, Streptomycin, PAS
Subjects:Heterocyclic Compounds > Acids, Heterocyclic > Isonicotinic Acids
Organic Chemicals > Hydrazines > Isoniazid
Nervous System Diseases > Central Nervous System Diseases > Brain Diseases
Organic Chemicals > Amines > Polyamines
Heterocyclic Compounds > Heterocyclic Compounds with 4 or More Rings > Rifamycins
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Pharmaceutical Preparations > Drug Combinations
Nervous System Diseases > Neurologic Manifestations > Seizures
Organic Chemicals > Carboxylic Acids > Hydroxy Acids > Hydroxybenzoic Acids > Salicylic Acids > Aminosalicylic Acids > p-Aminosalicylic Acid
Carbohydrates and Hypoglycemic Agents > Carbohydrates > Glycosides > Aminoglycosides > Streptomycin
Heterocyclic Compounds > Heterocyclic Compounds, 1-Ring > Pyrazines
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:2735
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:13 March 2008

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