90%-95% for other first-line agents) and safety, particularly regarding the rare but serious occurrence of acute pulmonary reaction and the even rarer peripheral neuritis
Soon afterward, there were reports of peripheral neuritis
, a serious illness that eventually results in weakness of limbs and lack of coordination.
Hydralazine hydrochloride has been associated with peripheral neuritis
, evidenced by paresthesia, numbness and tingling, which may be related to an antipyridoxine effect.
The most common side effects that resulted in discontinuation in the study included peripheral neuritis
(4 percent), leukopenia (4 percent), and neuropathy (4 percent).
Tubercin also proved effective in mitigating certain well-documented side effects of established treatment methods such as leucocytopenia, a deficiency of white blood cells, and peripheral neuritis
, an inflammation of the nerves in the arms and legs.