What is Ethambutol?
Ethambutol Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Tuberculosis and other conditions.
Ethambutol Tablet contains Ethambutol as an active ingredient.
Ethambutol Tablet works by inhibiting the growth of tuberculosis causing bacteria.
Detailed information related to Ethambutol Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Ethambutol Tablet Uses
Ethambutol Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
Ethambutol Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Ethambutol Tablet improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
· Inhibiting the growth of tuberculosis causing bacteria.
Ethambutol Tablet - Composition and Active Ingredients
Ethambutol Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
· Ethambutol (800 MG)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
Ethambutol Tablet - Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Ethambutol Acichem Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Abnormal Liver Function Tests
· Liver Failure
· Tingling Of Hands Or Feet
· Itching Of Skin, Nausea
· Inflammation Of Liver
Ethambutol Tablet - Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Consult a doctor if you have cataracts, recurrent eye inflammation, inflammation of nerve fibers of eye or diabetic retinopathy
· Do not double the dose
· Elderly patients
· Impaired pre-treatment visual acuity
· Pregnant or planning to become pregnant