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Table 3 Adverse events associated with the multidrug-resistant tuberculosis therapy during first six months of the treatment (n = 80)

From: Predictors of unsuccessful interim treatment outcomes of multidrug resistant tuberculosis patients

Adverse events Patients* n (%)
Gastrointestinal effects 9 (11.3)
Arthralgia 3 (3.9)
Psychiatric disorders 7 (8.8)
Hearing disturbances 6 (7.5)
Renal toxicity 3 (3.8)
Hepatotoxicity 2 (2.5)
Dermatologic reactions 3 (3.9)
Peripheral neuropathy 2 (2.5)
Hematological reactions 1 (1.3)
Others 6 (7.5)
  1. * Patients with one or more adverse drug reactions
  2. 80 Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis patients