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Ethambutol
Essential medicine status
General description
Ethambutol is a medication primarily used to treat tuberculosis. It is often given in combination with other tuberculosis medications, such as isoniazid, rifampicin and pyrazinamide.
INN
Ethambutol
Medicine type
Chemical agent
Antibiotic groups
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Tuberculosis
Therapeutic equivalent for
Wikipedia
DrugBank
Recommendations
Section
Antituberculosis medicines
  • Oral > Liquid: 25 mg per mL
  • Oral > Solid: 100 to 400 mg tablet (hydrochloride)
Indications