Munson Health
 
Ethambutol

Back to Document

 

Trade Names :

  • Myambutol
Ethambutol is often used along with isoniazid in the treatment of tuberculosis.
 
  CopperZinc
Ethambutol may interfere with the absorption of copper and zinc by binding to them. 1 In order to avoid deficiency, you may wish to take supplements of these essential minerals. Make sure to separate your ethambutol dose and your mineral supplements by at least 2 hours.
 

References

1
Solecki TJ, et al. Effect of a chelating drug on balance and tissue distribution of four essential metals. Toxicology 31(3–4): 207–216, 1984.

 

Revision Information