Mycobutol 1000 mg
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About the drug:
Ethambutol is the main active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Mycobutol tablets. Ethambutol is a bacteriostatic antimycobacterial drug used to prevent growth of the tuberculous bacteria in the body.
Uses of the drug:
Ethambutol is used in the prevention, treatment and recurrence of tuberculosis, it is a serious infection caused by bacteria that affects the lungs and in some cases may be other parts of the body.
Working of the drug:
Ethambutol works by inhibiting the arabinosyltransferases, which is involved in the cell wall biosynthesis. By inhibiting this enzyme, the bacterial cell wall complex production is stopped that leads to an increase in cell wall permeability. Ethambutol enters the growing bacteria and kills the bacteria that causes tuberculosis.
Mycobutol is manufactured by Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd, India. This drug is available on our website under various different pack sizes. To buy Mycobutol –1000 mg tablets online, visit alldaychemist.com.
Dosage form and strengths:
The drug is available in the form of Tablets under the following brand name and strength on our website:
- Mycobutol - 1000 mg Tablet
- Mycobutol - 400 mg Tablet
- Mycobutol - 600 mg Tablet
- Mycobutol - 800 mg Tablet
- Combutol -200 mg Tablet
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Before you take the drug:
Do not take the drug if you:
- Are allergic to this active ingredient Ethambutolor any other ingredient of the medicine
- Use in children below 3 years
- Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant in the near future
- Are breastfeeding women
Tell your doctor if you:
- Have any liver problems
- Have had strokes or heart attacks
- Have a history of depression
- Have diabetes.
- Have gout or swelling and stiffness in joints.
How much to take the drug?
The dosage depends upon your weight, age, your medical history and your response to the treatment. Therefore, the correct dose will be decided by your doctor. Take the dose exactly as directed by your doctor. Never take two tablets at one time to double the dose.
How to take the drug?
For how long to take it?
The drug is to be taken daily with food or without food as prescribed by your doctor. The tablet is to be swallowed with a glass of water. Take this drug exactly as your doctor prescribed to you. Do not break or chew the tablet.
You should take the dose until you complete the prescription. Do not stop taking the dose even if you feel better. You should complete the prescribed dose.
In case of an overdose, call your doctor immediately, or get emergency medical attention.
If you miss a dose of Mycobutol, then take it immediately when you remember. Never take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses at the same time can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
Side effects of the drug:
Vomiting, unexplained weight loss, vision impairment, skin inflammation, nausea, fever are the common side effects of Mycobutol. If any of these effects continuing for a longer time or the condition become uncontrolled, contact your doctor immediately.
Mycobutol may rarely cause serious side effects such as headache, dizziness, skin reactions, stomach upset, abdominal pain, color blindness, numbness, tiredness, loss of appetite.
Common drug interactions:
You must share in advance with your doctor, the list of all medications, which you may be using, especially these ones: aluminium hydroxide and oxide, and bromazepam. However, this is not a complete information regarding the drug interaction as mentioning all the details for this drug is quite difficult. There may be other medications that may show interaction. Never start a new medication with consulting a doctor.
Things to remember:
- Do not use this medication for any other disease without consulting with your doctor
- Do not share this medicine with anyone else, even if they have similar symptoms as you are having
- In case you do not cured even after completing the medication prescribed by your doctor, then consult your doctor immediately
- Store the medicine at room temperature. Do not freeze it