Combutol Tablet

What is Combutol?

Combutol Tablet is used for Tuberculosis, Phthisis and other conditions. Combutol Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Combutol Tablet contains Ethambutol as an active ingredient.

Combutol Tablet works by inhibiting the growth of bacterial cell wall.

Combutol Tablet Uses

Combutol Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:

  • Tuberculosis
  • Phthisis
  • Combutol Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed here.

Combutol Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Combutol Tablet improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:

  • Inhibiting the growth of bacterial cell wall.

Combutol Tablet – Composition and Active Ingredients

Combutol Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)

  • Ethambutol – 1000 MG

Combutol Tablet – Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Combutol Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.

  • Vomiting
  • Eczema
  • Blurred vision
  • Lack of appetite
  • Pain in hands
  • Itching of skin, nausea
  • Combutol Tablet may also cause side-effects not listed here.

Combutol Tablet – Precautions & How to Use

Before using Combutol Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.).

Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

  • Children
  • Consult a doctor if you have cataracts, recurrent eye inflammation, inflammation of nerve fibers of eye or diabetic retinopathy
  • Do not double the dose
  • Do not give to a child younger than 13 years old
  • Do not use this medicaiton for longer than told
  • Elderly patients

Combutol Tablet – Drug Interactions

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Combutol Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly.

Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Combutol Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:

  • Aluminium Hydroxide
  • Bromazepam
  • Oxide

Combutol Tablet – Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Combutol Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Combutol Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:

  • Children aged below 3 years
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Lactation
  • Optic neuritis



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