Myambutol (Ethambutol)

Strength(s): 400 mg ; 600 mg ; 800 mg

Active Ingredient: Ethambutol



Myambutol is a medication that, when combined with other medications, is used in the treatment of tuberculosis (TB). This medication is classified as an antibiotic and works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria.

This medication is used only in the treatment of bacterial infections and is ineffective in the treatment of viral infections. Avoid using antibiotics in an unnecessary fashion as this might lead to decreased effectiveness.

How to use Myambutol

Before taking this medication, read the instructions on the package and the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist. If any questions arise, consult your doctor or pharmacist. This medication should only be taken as prescribed by the doctor.

Do not increase or decrease the dose without being instructed to do so by your doctor. Do not take more medication than prescribed or for a longer period than prescribed. Continue taking the medication to the end of the prescribed period even if you are feeling better.

This medication is taken orally as directed by the prescribing doctor. This medication is taken with or without food. Myambutol can at times be used twice a week. Dosage is dependent on response to treatment, weight, medical condition and age.

The effectiveness of antibiotics is improved when a constant amount of medication is in the body. This medication should therefore be taken at evenly spaced intervals. For easy remembrance, take this medication at the same times each day.

If your condition fails to improve, consult your doctor.


Do not take Myambutol if you are allergic to it. Discuss with your doctor any other allergies you may have before getting your prescription. Inactive ingredients present in this drug may lead to an allergic reaction. For more details, consult your pharmacist.

Before taking this medication, discuss with your doctor your medical history especially of kidney disease, liver disease, eye problems and alcohol use.

Before any surgeries, be sure to inform your doctor of the use of this and other medications you are using. When using this medication, avoid alcohol as it increases the risk of liver disease.

During pregnancy, use Myambutol only when clearly needed. Consult your doctor to understand the risks and benefits. This medication passes into breast milk but may not harm the nursing infant. Consult your doctor to understand the risks and benefits.

Side effects

Common side effects experienced when taking this medication include upset stomach, headache, nausea/vomiting and loss of appetite. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if these effects persist or worsen. This medication has been prescribed by the doctor since it has been determined the benefits outweigh the risk of side effects.

Serious side effects that may be experienced when taking this medication include yellowing eyes/skin, vision changes, symptoms of liver disease, toe/joint pain, numbness of arms/legs, unusual tiredness. If you experience these effects, seek immediate medical assistance.

Where to buy Myambutol

You can now order Myambutol online to treat TB and other bacterial infections. This medication is available in any licensed online pharmacy for cheap and discounted price. Also, when you buy Myambutol online, you enjoy the benefit of delivery to the destination of your choosing. Visit an online pharmacy today to buy your cheap Myambutol.

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