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:: Volume 16, Issue 4 (12-2014) ::
J Gorgan Univ Med Sci 2014, 16(4): 116-120 Back to browse issues page
Complications leading to hospitalization due to consumption of anti-TB drugs in patients with tuberculosis in Gorgan, Iran (2007-12)
Khodabakhshi B1 , Abbasi A2 , Hashemi Fard A3 , Ghasemi Kebria F4 , Khosravian M * 5
1- Associate Professor, Golestan Research Center of Gastroenterology and Hepatology-GRCGH, Department of Infectious Diseases, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran
2- Associate Professor, Infectious Disease Research Center, Department of Infectious Diseases, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran
3- Medical Student, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran
4- M.Sc in Microbiology, Golestan Research Center of Gastroenterology and Hepatology-GRCGH, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Researcher, Young Researchers Club, Gorgan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Gorgan, Iran
5- General Physician, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran , mina.khosravian04@yahoo.com
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Background and Objective: Anti tuberculosis drugs therapy is the most effective method for controling the tuberculosis (TB). Early detection and appropriate treatment can prevent the TB-drug resistance. This study was carried out to determine the complications leading to hospitalization due to consumption of anti-TB drugs in patients with tuberculosis. Methods: In this descriptive-analytic study, 1550 records of patients with TB in urban and rural health centers of Gorgan, north of Iran were assessed during 2007-12. Checklist consists of demographic and clinical data for each patient was recorded in a questionare. Results: 44 cases experienced the complications of anti-TB drugs. 27 (61.4%) of cases with complications were women. 77.3% and 22.7% of patients affected with pulmonary and extra pulmonary tuberculosis,respectively. 38.6% of patients were diabetic. The hepatic complication was seen in 37 cases (84.1%). Skin and other complications were seen in 5 and 2 cases, respectively. There was not any relationship between drug complications and other disases. Conclusion: Hepatic damage is the most common complication leading to hospitalization in tuberculosis patients using anti-TB drugs.
Keywords: Tuberculosis, Anti-TB drug, Liver
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Khodabakhshi B, Abbasi A, Hashemi Fard A, Ghasemi Kebria F, Khosravian M. Complications leading to hospitalization due to consumption of anti-TB drugs in patients with tuberculosis in Gorgan, Iran (2007-12). J Gorgan Univ Med Sci 2014; 16 (4) :116-120
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