Ethambutol is an antibiotic and works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness. Ethambutol is dosed at 15 mg/kg per day. Ethambutol is an antibiotic that prevents growth of the tuberculous bacteria in the body. Ethambutol is used to treat tuberculosis (TB), and is usually given together with at least one other tuberculosis medicine. Ethambutol has also been shown to be effective in the treatment of drug resistant TB. Two studies showed that for drug resistant TB patients that are susceptible to pyrazinamide, ethambutol, or streptomyci, the addition of these medicines improves prognosis.Ethambutol is used with other medications to treat tuberculosis (TB).
No special preparation is needed for Acid Fast Bacilli MTb - Ethambutol Disk Diffusion Infected Tissue. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Acid Fast Bacilli MTb - Ethambutol Disk Diffusion Infected Tissue. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
|All age groups
|A result where the drug is sensitive indicates that the patient responds to this antibiotic