Brand Names : Laniazid, Nydrazid, Isotamine, PMS Isoniazid, INH
- Antibacterial, antimycobacterial
is used to treat tuberculosis (TB) or prevent its return (reactivation). It
may be given alone, or in combination with other medicines, to treat TB or
to prevent its return (reactivation). This medicine may also be used for other
problems as determined by your doctor.
This medicine may cause some serious side effects, including damage to
the liver. Liver damage is more likely to occur in patients over 50 years
of age. You and your doctor should talk about the good this medicine will
do, as well as the risks of taking it.
If you are being treated for active tuberculosis (TB): To help clear up
your TB infection completely, you must keep taking this medicine for the full
time of treatment, even if you begin to feel better. This is very important.
It is also important that you do not miss any doses.
Isoniazid is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following
Syrup (U.S. and Canada)
Tablets (U.S. and Canada)
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
In Canada -
Generic name product may be available in the U.S.
Another commonly used name is INH