Myambutol is used for treating tuberculosis (TB) infections of the lung along with other medicines. Myambutol is an antibacterial agent. It works by stopping the growth of TB cells, which results in cell death.
Use Myambutol as directed by your doctor.
- Take Myambutol with or without food at the same time each day.
- Do not take antacids containing aluminum hydroxide for at least 4 hours after taking 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.
Store Myambutol at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C), in a tightly closed container. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Myambutol out of the reach of children and away from pets.
Active Ingredient: Ethambutol hcl.