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Is isoniazid safe for children?

Isoniazid can be used to prevent or treat tuberculosis (TB) in both adults and children, including infants. However, this prescription drug also poses the risk of serious side effects, including potentially deadly liver disease, for patients of any age. An overdose of this medication can cause seizures and coma. Use isoniazid in children only as prescribed and keep isoniazid out of children's reach.

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