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Table 4 Comparison of the average period until normalization of hepatic enzymes in the mild DIH and its HREZ regimen group

From: Effectiveness of hepatoprotective drugs for anti-tuberculosis drug-induced hepatotoxicity: a retrospective analysis

  Patients with hepatoprotective drugs Patients without hepatoprotective drugs P value
Mild DIH group 15 ± 6 days
(N = 10)
12 ± 7 days
(N = 33)
0.046
HREZ group 16 ± 7 days
(N = 9)
13 ± 9 days
(N = 26)
0.061
  1. Data are expressed as means ± standard error
  2. Abbreviations: H isoniazid, R rifampicin, E ethambutol, Z pyrazinamide