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Combutol

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Combutol Benefits & Uses

Combutol is used to treat the following -

Combutol Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Combutol

Ethambutol

Combutol Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Combutol is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Abdominal Pain Mild
  3. Joint aches
  4. Headache Mild
  5. Dizziness Mild
  6. Fever Mild
  7. Rash
  8. Blurred vision
  9. Hepatitis

Combutol Related Warnings

Is the use of Combutol safe for pregnant women?

There are no side effects of Combutol in pregnant women.

Safe

Is the use of Combutol safe during breastfeeding?

Combutol does not show any harmful effects in lactating women.

Safe

What is the effect of Combutol on the Kidneys?

Combutol can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects, stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Combutol on the Liver?

Combutol may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Combutol on the Heart?

There are no any side effects of Combutol for the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Combutol with Other Drugs

Combutol should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Combutol Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Combutol unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Diabetic Retinopathy
  4. Diabetic Nephropathy

Frequently asked Questions about Combutol

Is this Combutol habit forming or addictive?

Combutol does not cause addiction.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Combutol will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

Safe

Is it safe?

Combutol is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Combutol is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Combutol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Combutol

You can take Combutol with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Combutol

Consumption of alcohol and Combutol together may have severe effects on your health.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Myambutol (ethambutol hcl)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 769
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 535-536
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