Myambutol

Generic Myambutol

(ethambutol hydrochloride)

Generic Myambutol is an adjuvant used in treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.

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Product Description

Generic Myambutol is a drug used in the treatment of tuberculosis. The active substance is ethambutol hydrochloride.

Common use.

Generic Myambutol is indicated in the following types of tuberculosis:

  1. pulmonary tuberculosis, manifested through fever (mainly in the evening), fatigue, weight loss, nocturnal sweating, cough
  2. extrapulmonary tuberculosis- the infection is localized in other organs
  3. tubercular meningitis

Generic Myambutol will be necessarily combined with other chemotherapeutics and antituberculosis antibiotics. If Myambutol is used alone, the microorganisms will develop resistance.

Administration and dosage.

Always administer Generic Myambutol as prescribed by your physician. In case if you hesitate or you consider that the dosage is either too strong or too weak for you, discuss these details with your doctor.

The usual recommended dose for adults is 15-25mg/kg/day in one single intake or 25-30mg/kg/day 3 times per week or 50mg/kg/day twice per week.

The pills should be taken on an empty stomach with a glass of water, without being crushed or chewed.

Precautions and warnings.

Before beginning the treatment with Myambutol patients should pass complete ophtalmological exams. The first one should be done on the 3rd week of the treatment and then at 2 months intervals.

If you notice vision disorders the treatment with Generic Myambutol should be stopped. Additionally, alcohol must not be ingested during the treatment as it increases the toxicity of ethambutol over the eyes.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding: during these periods it is not recommended to administer Myambutol, unless prescribed by your treating doctor.

Driving and machinery use: these capacities are influenced by ethambutol, as it has ocular adverse reactions. Therefore, please avoid performing them.

Contraindications.

Generic Myambutol must not be administered in the cases below:

  1. known hypersensitivity to ethambutol or to any other ingredient (for example lactose)
  2. if you have optic neuritis- it is an inflammatory affection which touches the optic nerve
  3. if you have diabetical retinopathy or cataract
  4. renal impairment
  5. hepatic dysfunction

Side effects.

Some of the most frequently met adverse reactions resulting from the administration of Generic Myambutol are:

  1. nausea, diarrhea, vomiting
  2. decrease of visual acuity
  3. partial limitation of the field of vision
  4. elimination of green and red colors out off the field of vision
  5. narrowing of the peripheral visual field
  6. confusions, dizziness, headache
  7. appetite loss, stomach pain
  8. increased quantity of uric acid in the blood

If any of the symptoms becomes worse, please contact a doctor at once.

Drug interaction.

Generic Myambutol interacts with the following categories of drugs:

  1. antacids containing aluminium- they decrease the absorption of ethambutol
  2. chloroquine and derivatives
  3. phenothiazine
  4. digitoxin
  5. cloramphenicol
  6. disulfiram

Missed dose.

In order not to have missed doses it is a good habit to administer the antibiotics (and not only) at the same hour every day. If you forgot to take one of your doses, you can take it once you remember about it. In case if it’s time for the next scheduled intake, just skip the omitted one and continue as initially scheduled.

Overdose.

Taking higher doses of any kind of medications may involve severe consequences. If you overdosed Generic Myambutol you should go to the nearest hospital or to your treating doctor.