Indications for: MYAMBUTOL

Susceptible pulmonary tuberculosis with other antituberculars.

Adult Dosage:

Give once daily. Initially 15mg/kg per day. Retreatment: 25mg/kg per day, after 60 days decrease to 15mg/kg per day. Renal dysfunction: reduce dose.

Children Dosage:

<13yrs: not recommended.

MYAMBUTOL Contraindications:

Optic neuritis.

MYAMBUTOL Warnings/Precautions:

Test visual acuity before beginning therapy and periodically; monthly if dose exceeds 15mg/kg per day. Monitor blood, renal, and hepatic function in long-term use. Gout. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Adverse Reactions:

Dermatitis, pruritus, joint pain, GI upset, fever, malaise, headache, dizziness, confusion, peripheral neuritis, gout, reduced visual acuity, optic neuritis.

How Supplied:

Tabs 100mg—100; 400mg—100, 1000