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What are the risks of using ethionamide?

Using ethionamide may exaggerate the side effects of other drugs you are using to treat tuberculosis. If you don't take ethionamide exactly as prescribed, the bacteria that's causing your illness could begin to resist treatment. That could cause your condition to worsen. Follow all instructions from your pharmacist when using this drug.

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