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Who should not take ethionamide?

People who have diabetes or advanced liver disease should avoid ethionamide, because it could make these diseases worse or harder to manage. Women who are pregnant should not take ethionamide. Children younger than 12 years of age should not take ethionamide, unless they have a kind of tuberculosis that cannot be controlled by other treatments or the disease has spread from the lungs to other organs and may be life-threatening. People who have a known allergy to ethionamide (Trecator) should not take it.

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