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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Fiambutol L. Please consult your doctor.
Fiambutol L may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the develo... View More
Fiambutol L is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is no... View More
Fiambutol L may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Fiambutol L occasionally causes sight problems and tingling or numbness in ... View More
Fiambutol L should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fiambutol L may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Kidne... View More
Fiambutol L should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Fiambutol L may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Fiambutol L is an antibiotic that belongs to a class of medicines known as anti tuberculosis drugs. It is used in the treatment and prevention of tuberc... View More
Uses of Fiambutol L
- Tuberculosis (TB)
Side effects of Fiambutol L
- Visual impairment
- Color blindness
How to use Fiambutol L
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Fiambutol L may be taken w... View More
How Fiambutol L works
Fiambutol L is an antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.
What if you forget to take Fiambutol L?
If you miss a dose of Fiambutol L, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to yo... View More
- Fiambutol L is effective at treating tuberculosis when taken together with other antibacterial drugs.
- It has to be taken for several months in order for it work properly (usually 6 months).
- Take it with food to avoid stomach upset.
- It can lower your blood sugar. If you have diabetes, monitor your blood sugar regularly.
- Your doctor may monitor your liver function, vision and thyroid function while on treatment with this medicine.
- Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medication.
- Do not stop taking Fiambutol L even if you start to feel better. Stopping early can result in treatment failure and in the development of drug-resistant... View More
Should be taken with food.
Oral Primary treatment of pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis Adult: Initial 8 wk: 15 mg/kg/day or 30 mg/kg thrice wkly given with isoniazid, ri... View More
Tuberculosis Child: PO 15–25 mg/kg, max 2.5 g q24h For treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis: 15-25 mg/kg daily or 50 mg/kg twice wkly. For c... View More
Renal impairment: Dose adjustment may be needed as determined by blood levels of ethambutol.
Hypersensitivity; optic neuritis. Lactation.
Mode of Action
Ethambutol interferes with RNA synthesis, causing suppression of Mycobacteria multiplication. It also has bacteriostatic action against M tuberculosis b... View More
Impaired pre-treatment visual acuity, elderly, children. Perform liver, kidney and visual acuity tests regularly. Caution when assessing visual acuity i... View More
Acute gout or hyperuricemia,Abdominal pain,Anaphylaxis,Anorexia,Confusion, disorientation,Fever,Headache,LFT abnormalities,Malaise,Nausea Optic neuriti... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: B Lactation: enters breast milk; use with caution (AAP Committee states "compatible with nursing")
Delayed or reduced absorption w/ Al hydroxide.
Alternative brand for Fiambutol L
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More