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
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ethambutol

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Ethambutol

Dosage Patients
1,200 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Ethambutol

Multiple reasons could be selected

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

Duration

Currently taking Ethambutol

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Ethambutol

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
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
$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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