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What is the definition or description of: Myambutol allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Myambutol allergy?

Myambutol allergy: Myambutol is antibiotic that is used for the treatment of tuberculosis. Medication allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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What is the definition or description of: Ethambutol allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Ethambutol allergy?

Ethambutol allergy: Ethambutol is an antibiotic medication that has been used in the treatment of Tuberculosis. Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Etibi (ethambutol) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Etibi (ethambutol) allergy?

Etibi allergy: Allergies occur when the immune system produces antibodies in reaction to allergens. Ethambutol (Etibi) is an antimycobacterial antibiotics. For adverse effects/ allergic rxn see: http://bodyandhealth. Canada. Com/drug/getdrug/etibi ...Read more

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How do you use myambutol (ethambutol)?

How do you use myambutol (ethambutol)?

Against Mycobacteria: This is a drug used predominantly against tuberculosis and other organisms similar to mycobacterium tuberculosis. ...Read more

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How do you take myambutol (ethambutol)?

Ethambutol: Used to concert with other drugs for TB and some of its relatives, it is given orally, once daily. ...Read more

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Does ethambutol induce gout?

Does ethambutol induce gout?

Yes: Ethabutol has been reported to elevate serum uric acid levels and can cause precipitation of an acute gout attack. ...Read more

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What are alternative drugs for rifampacin, isonizid and ethambutol?

Second line drugs: Aminoglycosides: e.g., Amikacin (amk), Kanamycin (km);
polypeptides: e.g., capreomycin, viomycin, enviomycin;
fluoroquinolones: e.g., Ciprofloxacin (cip), levofloxacin, Moxifloxacin (mxf);
thioamides: e.g. Ethionamide, prothionamide
also third line of medications. ...Read more

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Is there a drug called ethambutol for TB and is it effective?

In combination: It's effective, but only in combination with other drugs. You would never use it alone. ...Read more

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Gout-inducing effect of drug called ethambutol for tb?

Gout-inducing effect of drug called ethambutol for tb?

Yes: Ethambutol is one of effective anti-tb drugs and often added to Isoniazid and rifampin. Optic neuritis and hyperuricemia are well known side effects. ...Read more

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How do I prevent a painful gout while taking a gout-inducing drug called ethambutol?

How do I prevent a painful gout while taking a gout-inducing drug called ethambutol?

Watch the proteins: Decrease your protein intake (especially lean meats, organ meat, fish, shellfish, chicken) decrease alcohol and increase water intake.
Your doctor may also perscribe medication to help decrease your uric acid. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent a painful gout while taking a gout-inducing drug called ethambutol for tb?

TB drug & gout: Did u have history of gout before taking ethambutol? Ask doc treating TB if another drug would work as well without raising uric acid. If not, have doc prescribe gout preventive med like allopurinol. Increase fluid intake, alkalinize urine by taking sodium bicarbonate, avoid purine foods (organ meats, legumes [peanuts], alcohol, brewers yeast). Indocin (indomethacin) or Colchicine for acute gout (short-term only. ...Read more

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Can TB be treat with rifampin (RIF), pyrazinamide (PZA), and ethambutol (EMB) only??? Just stop INH due the high enzymes waiting for the next treat

Can TB be treat with rifampin (RIF), pyrazinamide (PZA), and ethambutol (EMB) only??? Just stop INH due the high enzymes waiting for the next treat

Yes: Santa Clara TB control is very good and will advise you and your doctor of any further changes based on nature of the TB infection (lung vs other sites), duration of treatment so far, susceptibility of the TB isolates, and other factors. However, if lab abnormality is with liver enzymes, usually rifampin is held as well. ...Read more

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M 20 yr female TB lymphadenitis. Prescribed R-cinex:Rifampin 450mg & isoniazid 300mg & pyzina 1000mg. Ethambutol not prescribed is my treatment correct?

TB treatment: We usually use Ethambutol as part of this regimen in case the TB is resistant to either Rifampin or isoniazid. If your doctor already knows which drugs the big is susceptible to, or if resistance rates are very low in your area, leave out the Ethambutol may be the correct treatment. You should discuss this issue with the prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Diagnosis say Extra pulmonary tuberculosis Mediastinal lymphadenopathy Drug Ethambutol 800mg, levoflox 500mg it is right Medicine?

Not sure: This is a complicated question to answer in this format. Are you sure those are the only TB meds you've been prescribed? You're on an unusual combination of medications which makes me suspect you've been diagnosed with a resistant form of tuberculosis. Hopefully you are seeing someone who is experienced in the treatment of TB, and who can tailor therapy appropriately for this serious disease. ...Read more

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Suffering frm neck TB lymphadenitis. Is rifampin 600mg, INH 300 mg, ethambutol 1100 mg & pyrazinamide 1600mg correct dosage for a 77 kg weight.

TB treatment: You are being treated with 4 medications which is good - since it doesn't allow the TB bacteria any good chance of 'escaping' from the treatment. Hopefully only 1 drug is really needed- but I expect you may find that out in the future. Your ethambutol dose and pyrazinamide doses could be a little bit higher, but I am not worried. INH & Rif are the main drugs for treating this & they r dosed well. ...Read more

Myambutol Allergy (Definition)

Myambutol is antibiotic that is used for the treatment of tuberculosis. Medication allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, ...Read more


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