Published in Hepatitis Weekly, December 25th, 1995
The report warns, however, that it is still unclear whether the benefits of such therapy outweigh possible side-effects.
Tuberculosis reactivation is increased among patients with chest X-rays showing untreated fibrotic lesions suggestive of healed, previous TB (so-called fibrotic lesions).
"Prophylactic treatment with a six to 12-month course of isoniazid (INH) has proven...
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