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MYAMBUTOL
Tuberculosis
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Drug Name:

MYAMBUTOL Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Ethambutol HCl 100mg, 400mg+; tabs; +scored.

Company:
X-GEN Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for MYAMBUTOL:

Susceptible pulmonary tuberculosis with other antituberculars.

Adult:

Give once daily. Initially 15mg/kg per day. Retreatment: 25mg/kg per day, after 60 days decrease to 15mg/kg per day. Renal dysfunction: reduce dose.

Children:

<13yrs: not recommended.

Contraindications:

Optic neuritis.

Warnings/Precautions:

Test visual acuity before beginning therapy and periodically; monthly if dose exceeds 15mg/kg per day. Monitor blood, renal, and hepatic function in long-term use. Gout. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Adverse Reactions:

Dermatitis, pruritus, joint pain, GI upset, fever, malaise, headache, dizziness, confusion, peripheral neuritis, gout, reduced visual acuity, optic neuritis.

How Supplied:

Tabs 100mg—100; 400mg—100, 1000

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