What is Ethambutol?

Ethambutol is a bacteriostatic anti-mycobacterial drug prescribed to treat tuberculosis. It is usually given in combination with other tuberculosis drugs, such as isoniazid, rifampicin and pyrazinamide.

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please tell me the right timings to take tb medicines AKT4. My husband 40 yrs of age who had under gone low anal fistulla operation came to know...

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* It is recommended to consume all the...

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DEAR DOCTOR,I am 38 years old,wt.60kg.Iam suffering from pleural effusion,so started AKT.BUT after12 days there was increase in LFT...

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Continue modified regimen for 1 more week.

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Hi My doctor has prescribed Ethambutol Hydrochloride 800mg and Isoniazid 300 mg daily to my 77 year old mother in law without having any test done...

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Hi Sir/Madam.

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I understand your concern.

TB medications should not be stopped abruptly.

This can lead to flare up of the disease...

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