Mycobutol Tablet

What is Mycobutol?

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

Mycobutol Tablet contains Ethambutol as an active ingredient.

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

Mycobutol Tablet Uses

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

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

Mycobutol Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

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

  • Inhibiting the growth of bacterial cell wall.

Mycobutol Tablet – Composition and Active Ingredients

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

  • Ethambutol – 1000 MG

Mycobutol Tablet – Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Mycobutol 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.

  • Abdominal pain
  • Vomiting
  • Blurred vision
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Anaphylactic reaction
  • Dermatitis
  • Mycobutol Tablet may also cause side-effects not listed here.

Mycobutol Tablet – Precautions & How to Use

Before using Mycobutol 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

Mycobutol Tablet – Drug Interactions

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Mycobutol 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. Mycobutol Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:

  • Aluminium Hydroxide
  • Bromazepam
  • Oxide

Mycobutol Tablet – Contraindications

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

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


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