oa South African Medical Journal - Isonicotinic acid hydrazide : some sensory disturbances during therapy
|Article Title||Isonicotinic acid hydrazide : some sensory disturbances during therapy|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Chamber of Mines (Springkell) Sanatorium|
|Publication Date||Nov 1952|
|Pages||889 - 890|
|Keyword(s)||Drug side-effects, INAH, Isonicotinic acid hydrazide, Peripheral neuritis, Sensory disturbance and Tuberculosis|
A hitherto undescriptionbed complication of INAH therapy is reported. Twenty per cent of 59 cases receiving the drug for pulmonary tuberculosis presented a clinical picture resembling peripheral neuritis. Representative cases are descriptionbed and tentative explanations offered.
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