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Myambutol


(Ethambutol)
Manufacturer: Valeant Canada
Formulation: Tablet

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Manufacturer: Not Manufactured By Valeant Canada
Formulation: Tablet

Myambutol

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Alternate Brand Name(s) : Myambutol, Combutol

Ethambutol is an antibiotic that prevents growth of the tuberculous bacteria in the body.

Ethambutol is used to treat tuberculosis (TB), and is usually given together with at least one other tuberculosis medicine.

Recommendation:.

The recommended dose is 15 mg/kg orally once a day for 6 to 8 weeks with concurrent isoniazid therapy.

Retreatment: 25 mg/kg orally once a day for 60 days concurrently with at least one other anti-TB drug. After 60 days, decrease dose to 15 mg/kg orally once a day.

Treating tuberculosis (TB) infections of the lung along with other medicines. It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Ethambutol is an antibacterial agent. It works by stopping the growth of TB cells, which results in cell death.

Precautions:

Avoid taking an antacid containing aluminum hydroxide (Alternagel, Maalox, Mi-Acid, Mylanta, Rulox) within 4 hours after you take ethambutol. Some antacids can make it harder for your body to absorb ethambutol.

Breastfeeding:

Ethambutol is excreted into human milk. Ethambutol is considered compatible with breast-feeding by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Active Ingredient: Ethambutol

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