Disease Information for Ethambutol (Myambutal) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Motor and sensory neuropathy/Polyneuropathy signs
Color blindness acquired/dimming
Color perception alteration
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Uric acid, serum (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Optic neuritis
Associated Disease & Complications
Erythema multiforme
Hyperuricemia
Optic neuritis
Peripheral neuropathy
Polyneuritis
Toxic amblyopia syndrome
Polyneuropathy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Antituberculosis medication (example)
DRUG/Safe in pregnancy patient (B)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
1 Butanol 2,2' (1,2 ethanediyldiimino)bis (S (R*,R*)), ethambutol, Ethambutol (product), Ethambutol (substance), ETHAMBUTOL PREPARATION, Ethambutolol, Brand name/Etibi (Ethambutol), Brand name/Myambutol (Ethambutol)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
DRUG/.1990 or before
DRUG/Dose 100 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 400 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Dose Usually prolonged treatment course
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Anti-tuberculosis antibiotic drug;used in combinations and for re-treatment; can cause optic neuritis

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