• rifampicin
  • The mainstays of treatment for pulmonary disease caused by opportunist mycobacteria are rifampicin (R) and ethambutol (E). The role of macrolides, quinolones and immunotherapy with Mycobacterium vaccae is not clear. (bmj.com)
  • regimen
  • There is no advantage to using thioacetazone if the regimen used already contains ethambutol, but many countries in sub-Saharan Africa still use thioacetazone because it is extremely cheap. (wikipedia.org)
  • Report
  • The report also focuses on ethambutol consumers by providing data on companies that use it. (marketpublishers.com)
  • Our previous report demonstrated that ethambutol (EMB) might induce cytoplasmic vacuolization and reduce the uptake of photoreceptor rod outer segments (ROS) in retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) cells, which are mediated via a protein kinase C (PKC)-dependent pathway. (molvis.org)
  • skin
  • Optic neuritis (hence contraindicated in children below six years of age) Red-green color blindness Peripheral neuropathy Arthralgia Hyperuricaemia Vertical nystagmus Milk skin reaction Ethambutol is bacteriostatic against actively growing TB bacilli. (wikipedia.org)