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Is alcohol a strict no during tuberculosis treatment? I've been on ethambutol, isoniazid and pyrazinamide.
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Yes , no alcohol during the course of anti tubercular drugs
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Yes because it's a risk factor for tuberculosis drug induced hepatotoxicity that means you are at risk of having drugs related side effects if you are a chronic alcoholic,more than a normal person who takes tb drugs, advice to avoid as it affects your response to the treatment and severity of disease if drugs doesn't suit you
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Yes you have to be very strict about alcohol intake..Don't take during the treatment time
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It is better to avoid Alcohol during, ATT treatment.
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Yes no alcohol
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Yes u should avoid Isoniazid and pyrazinamide affects on liver and alcohol is hepatotoxic so it increases chances of heaptitis *i think u are also on rifampicinp
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Hi, TB medications with alcohol can cause liver damage, reduce efficacy of medicines and cause immunosuppression Better to be avoided
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