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Table 4 Reasons for withdrawal of anti-tuberculosis drugs

From: APACHE-II score for anti-tuberculosis tolerance in critically ill patients: a retrospective study

Reason for drug withdrawal n %
Liver dysfunction 71 42.5%
Drug allergy 25 15.0%
Thrombocytopenia 25 15.0%
Disease deterioration 12 7.2%
Renal dysfunction 10 6.0%
Use of voriconazole 7 4.2%
Convulsions 4 2.4%
Gastrointestinal bleeding 2 1.2%
Economic reasons 2 1.2%
Based on resistance to the drug 1 0.6%
Malignant arrhythmia 1 0.6%
Psychiatric symptoms 1 0.6%
Unclear 6 3.6%
Total 167 100.0%