ethambutol


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Related to ethambutol: pyridoxine, rifampin, Ethambutol hydrochloride

eth·am·bu·tol

 (ĕ-thăm′byə-tôl′, -tōl′, -tŏl′)
n.
An antibacterial drug, C10H24N2O2, used in a hydrochloride form with other drugs to treat pulmonary tuberculosis.

ethambutol

(ɛˈθæmbjʊˌtɒl)
n
(Pharmacology) a compound used in the treatment of tuberculosis
[from eth(ylene) + am(ine) + but(an)ol]
Translations
etambutol

ethambutol

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The daily regimen consisted of ethambutol (800 mg), pyrazinamide (1,600 mg), prothionamide (500 mg), moxifloxacin (400 mg), and clofazimine (100 mg).
However, they did not receive ethambutol due to renal insufficiency and the fact that their M.
Key words: mycobacteriosis, Mycobacterium avium subsp avium, treatment, ethambutol, rifampin, azithromycin, ring-neck doves, Streptopelia risoria
Choose any available and Rifampicin/rifabutin potentially effective drugs Isoniazid from Group 1 Pyrazinamide Ethambutol 2.
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Feasibility of the GenoType MTBDRsl assay for fluoroquinolone, amikacin-capreomycin, and ethambutol resistance testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains and clinical specimens.
This has evolved over the years to the current four-drug regimen involving initial 2-month intensive treatment with rifampin, isoniazid, pyrazinamide, and ethambutol (3, 16).
Treatment regimen: The standardized regimen consisted of an intensive phase (IP) of 6-9 months with 6 drugs, namely kanamycin (Km), ofloxacin (Ofx), ethionamide (Eto), pyrazinamide (Z), ethambutol (E), and cycloserine (Cs) given daily.
The topics include the development of new drugs to fight it, the molecular basis of ethambutol resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis, molecular insights into the disease in Bulgaria, a prospective assessment of therapeutic efficacy and immune effects of levofloxacin and ofloxacin in multiple-drug resistance tuberculosis, clinical and pathomorphological aspects in Hungary, the genetic and phenotypic characterization of isolates, and approaches to diagnosis and treatment in the Czech Republic.
Isoniazid is a combination drug given to the patients along with Rifampicin, Pyrazinamid, Ethambutol and Streptomycin.
Indeed, isoniazid and ethambutol, two of the primary antibiotics now used to treat tuberculosis, interfere with cell wall biosynthesis.
Antituberculosis therapy with isoniazid 300 mg, rifampin 600 mg, morphazinamide 3,000 mg, and ethambutol 1,500 mg was initiated.