Anbutol (800 mg) (Ethambutol) Drug Price and Information

Ethambutol (Anbutol (800 mg)) is an antibacterial agent, prescribed for tuberculosis (TB). It stops the growth of TB cells. 
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Anbutol (800 mg) - Psyco Remedies

Anbutol (800 mg)  Tablet  

Generic : Ethambutol
10 Tablets
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on Anbutol (800 mg) from Psyco Remedies


When is Anbutol (800 mg) prescribed?

It is prescribed for -

What should be the dose and frequency?

PO- Adult- Initial: The recommended dose is 15mg/kg. Re-treatment: The recommended dose is 25 mg/kg.

What are the common side effects of Anbutol (800 mg)

Most Common : Vision impairment.

Hypersensitivity : Stevens-Johnson syndrome, skin inflammation, redness of the skin, itching and joint pain.

Gastrointestinal : Loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, stomach upset and abdominal pain.

Central Nervous System : Fever, uneasiness, headache, dizziness, mental confusion, disorientation and hallucinations.

Blood : Decrease in white blood cells and platelets.

How to use Anbutol (800 mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, once a day in the morning.


In which conditions should Anbutol (800 mg) be avoided?

Contraindicated in patients with known optic neuritis (optic nerve inflammation) and hypersensitivity.


What are the Precautions needed with Anbutol (800 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver disease, gout or eye disorders, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children less than 13 years old, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Monitor liver, kidney functions, complete blood cell counts, and vision changes regularly while taking this medication.

Avoid long-term use of this medication.

Are there any additional Precautions?

Take full course of treatment.

At What Temperature Should it be Stored?

Store it at controlled room temperature (20 to 25°C), and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.

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