Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 29th, 1997
"This case is the first to emphasize the dangers of isoniazid administration in patients who have asthma," researcher R. Polosa and colleagues wrote ("A Case of Acute Deterioration in Asthma Symptoms Induced by Isoniazid Prophylaxis," Respiratory Medicine, August 1997;91(7):438-440).
"Considering that asthma is a rather common illness and chemoprophylaxis with isoniazid has been prescribed in a large number of individuals, this is surprising. A possible explanation is that either the treating physicians have not been aware of the...
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