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Ethambutol

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    Ethambutol

    • Mechanism of Action
    • Believed to inhibit the incorporation of mycolic acids into the mycobacterial cell wall.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Tuberculosis
    • Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC)
    • Contraindications
    • Past optic neuritis
    • Inability to report visual symptoms (e.g. young age)
    • Adverse Effects
    • Reduced visual acuity
    • Peripheral neuropathy
 
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