Myambutol (generic name: ethambutol; brand names include: EMB / Etibi / Combutol / Mycobutol / Tibitol / Servambutol / Tibinil) belongs to a group of medicines called antitubercular agents.
Myambutol is used for the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis, usually in combination with other antituberculosis medicines.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Take Myambutol exactly as directed.
The usual dosage for children is 15-20 mg/kg daily.
The usual dosage for adults is 15-25 mg/kg daily or 25-30 mg/kg taken 3 times a week or 50 mg/kg taken twice weekly.
Tell your doctor before taking Myambutol, if:
you have any allergies;
you have any serious conditions;
you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Active ingredient: ethambutol hydrochloride.