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What happens if I miss a dose (Myambutol)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next regularly scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and take the next one as directed. Do not take a double dose of this medication.
What happens if I overdose (Myambutol)?
Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose is suspected.
Symptoms of an ethambutol overdose are unknown.
What should I avoid while taking ethambutol (Myambutol)?
There are no restrictions on foods, beverages, or activities during treatment with ethambutol unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What other drugs will affect ethambutol (Myambutol)?
Do not take antacids that contain aluminum within several hours of taking a dose of ethambutol. Aluminum will decrease the amount of ethambutol that is absorbed by the body. If you need an antacid, ask your doctor or pharmacist to recommend one that is aluminum free.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with ethambutol. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about ethambutol.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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