Myambutol

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Read drug prescription

infoIt is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Myambutol before taking it.

Myambutol

What is Myambutol

Treating tuberculosis infections of the lung along with other medicines. It may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Myambutol is an antibacterial agent. It works by stopping the growth of TB cells, which results in cell death.

Important safety information:

  • Myambutol may cause dizziness. This effect may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Myambutol with caution. Do not drive, operate machinery, or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.
  • Myambutol may cause decreased vision clearness, including vision loss. This effect may be related to the dose that you take and how long you take Myambutol. It is usually reversible when Myambutol is stopped. However, permanent blindness has been reported. Contact your doctor right away if you experience vision changes. Discuss any questions or concerns with your doctor.
  • Be sure to use Myambutol for the full course of treatment. If you do not, the medicine may not clear up your infection completely. The bacteria could also become less sensitive to this or other medicines. This could make the infection harder to treat in the future.
  • Myambutol only works against bacteria; it does not treat viral infections (eg, the common cold).
  • Long-term or repeated use of Myambutol may cause a second infection. Tell your doctor if signs of a second infection occur. Your medicine may need to be changed to treat this.
  • Lab tests, including liver and kidney function, complete blood cell counts, and vision, may be performed while you use Myambutol. These tests may be used to monitor your condition or check for side effects. Be sure to keep all doctor and lab appointments.
  • Myambutol should not be used in CHILDREN younger than 13 years old; safety and effectiveness in these children have not been confirmed.
  • PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Myambutol while you are pregnant. Myambutol is found in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use Myambutol, check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.
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Myambutol side effects

All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
  • Appetite loss; dizziness; general body discomfort; headache; nausea; stomach upset or pain; vomiting.
  • Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
  • Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); chest pain or tightness; confusion; dark urine; fever, chills, or sore throat; hallucinations; joint pain, swelling, or severe tenderness; lower back pain; numbness or tingling of the hands, legs, or feet; pale stools; persistent loss of appetite; redness or scaling of the skin; severe stomach pain; swollen glands in the neck or armpit; unusual bruising or bleeding; vision loss or other vision changes (eg, blurred vision, decreased vision clearness); yellowing of the skin or eyes.

  • This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.
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    Compare prices at online shops

    infoPrices of the drug can vary in different shops. There will be a variation in price from pharmacy to an online shop. Most online shops will have a little lower price when compared to pharmacy stores, so you need to cross check before buying. Just go to a nearest pharmacy store and check for prices before you decide on buying. You should also be checking and comparing prices among various online stores and should be choosing the affordable and best store. The prices also vary based on brands, and you should note few stores sell specific brands, and you should learn to compare prices of same brand in different stores. Below are the prices of Myambutol medicine in some well-known online stores.

    StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
    400 mg100 $52.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    100 mg100 $75.00Australia, Canada, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    400 mg100 $89.00Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Turkey, Singapore, UK, USA
    100 mg112 $135.00Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
    600 mg100 $47.56Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    400 mg56 $91.99Barbados, Canada, NZ, UK
    800 mg100 $62.58Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
    400 mg100 $89.00Australia, Canada, India, NZ, Turkey, Singapore, UK, USA
    600 mg100 $75.71Canada, India, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA


    Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

    infoGeneric drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

    StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
    400 mg10 Capsule$0.32

    Myambutol - Frequently asked Questions

    Can Myambutol be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

    In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

    It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

    How should I take Myambutol?

    Use Myambutol as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

    • Take Myambutol by mouth with or without food at the same time each day.
    • Do not take an antacid that has aluminum hydroxide in it within 4 hours after you take Myambutol.
    • If you miss a dose of Myambutol, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

    Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Myambutol.

    Who should not take Myambutol?

    Some medical conditions may interact with Myambutol. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:

    • if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
    • if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
    • if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
    • if you have gouty arthritis or are having a gout attack
    • if you have cataracts, recurrent eye inflammation, or eye problems caused by diabetes
    • if you have kidney or liver problems

    Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Myambutol. However, no specific interactions with Myambutol are known at this time.

    Ask your health care provider if Myambutol may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.

    Can Myambutol be taken or consumed while pregnant?

    Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

    Can Myambutol be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

    Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.

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    Reviews

    Following the study conducted by wDrugs.com on Myambutol, the result is highlighted below. However, it must be clearly stated that the survey and result is based solely on the perception and impression of visitors and users of the website as well as consumers of Myambutol. We, therefore, urge readers not to base their medical judgment strictly on the result of this study but on test/diagnosis duly conducted by a certified medical practitioners or physician.

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    Information checked by Dr. Shikha Narang, MD Pharmacology