Medicine : Akurit Ld

Name:Akurit Ld
Manufacturer:Lupin Laboratories Ltd
Generic Use:Ethambutol
Composition:Ethambutol(275 Mg)
Substitutes:akurit ld

Generic ( Ethambutol )

Typical use Of Ethambutol :Acute Leukemia, Non-tuberculous Mycobacterial Infection, Tuberculosis.
Mechanism of action of Ethambutol :Ethambutol Inhibits Arabinosyl Transferases Which Is Involved In Cell Wall Biosynthesis. By Inhibiting This Enzyme, The Bacterial Cell Wall Complex Production Is Inhibited. This Leads To An Increase In Cell Wall Permeability.
Drug Interaction of Ethambutol :Ethambutol Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Aluminium Hydroxide And Oxide, Bromazepam. These Interactions Are Sometimes Beneficial And Sometimes May Pose Threats To Life. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Ethambutol : Vision Impairment, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, Skin Inflammation, Redness Of The Skin, Itching And Joint Pain, Loss Of Appetite, Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach Upset And Abdominal Pain, Fever, Uneasiness, Headache, Dizziness, Mental Confusion, Decrease In White Blood Cells And Platelets.


How Ethambutol will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Ethambutol will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Ethambutol

No Studies Found