What is Ethambutol?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Ethambutol is an antitubercular agent used in the treatment of tuberculosis and other mycobacterial diseases in conjunction with other antituberculosis agents.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ethambutol

Side effect Patients Percentage

Why patients stopped taking Ethambutol

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 3
Doctor's advice 2
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Ethambutol

Duration

Stopped taking Ethambutol

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
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1 patient evaluation for Ethambutol

Nov 16, 2008 (Started Oct 16, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 500 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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