Side effect(s) of Ethambutol

Review the side-effects of Ethambutol as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

   Most Common
- Vision impairment.

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

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

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

- Decrease in white blood cells and platelets.

Other Precautions :

Take full course of treatment.

Drug Name : Ethambutol

Ethambutol(Myambutol) generic is an antibacterial agent, prescribed for tuberculosis (TB). It stops the growth of TB cells.

Trade Names for Ethambutol

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