Ebutol tablets 250 mg for tuberculosis and mycobacteriosis
What are Ebutol tablets 250 mg for tuberculosis and mycobacteriosis?
The active principle of Ebutol tablets is ethambutol, a bacteriostatic agent. It inhibits nucleic acid synthesis of certain bacteria and suppresses their growth. Ebutol tablets are effective for the treatment of tuberculosis and nontuberculous types of mycobacteriosis.
Active principles: ethambutol hydrochloride
Amount: 100 tablets
Maker: Kaken Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
- pulmonary tuberculosis,
- other tuberculosis,
- nontuberculous mycobacteriosis including Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) and Mycobacterium kansasii.
How to take
For pulmonary tuberculosis and other tuberculosis: adults should take 3-4 tablets (0.75 to 1 g of the active principle) a day, dividing into 1-2 times. Your doctor may adjust the dosage according to your disease, age, symptoms, or weight. It is recommended to take this medicine with other antiphthisics.
For nontuberculous mycobacteriosis including MAC: adults should take 2-3 tablets at a time, once daily. Your doctor may adjust the dosage according to your disease, age, symptoms, or weight. However, the maximum daily dose of 4 tablets shouldn't be exceeded.
Contraindications: do not use for pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not use for patients with optic nerve inflammation, diabetes or alcoholism.
You need to perform vision self-check every morning. Take a newspaper and try to read it by one eye at a time, at a certain distance. In case you feel something is wrong with your vision, you should immediately check it with your doctor.
If an allergic reaction occurs, patient needs to stop using the medicine and consult with their doctor. If patient is taking any other medication or treatment, they should consult with their doctor in advance.