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Ethambutol, Myambutol


Ethambutol is a bacteriostatic antimycobacterial drug prescribed to treat tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis).


anti-mycobacterial, anti-tuberculosis



Side Effects

arthralgia, azotemia, confusion, dizziness, fever, headache, hyperuricemia, interstitial nephritis, malaise, optic neuritis, peripheral neuropathy, proteinuria, thrombocytopenia, toxic epidermal necrolysis,

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions

Positive interactions:

Copper and Zinc
Ehambutol may decrease blood levels of Copper and Zinc, possibly by chelation.




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