Mycobutol 1000mg Tablet Description:
Mycobutol 1000mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.
Mycobutol 1000mg Tablet is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
Visual impairment, Color blindness.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Mycobutol 1000mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Does Mycobutol cause blindness?
Optic neuritis (inflammation of nerve fibers that transmit visual information from your eye to the brain) is one of the side effects of Mycobutol which causes several forms of eye defect. Although these conditions are reversible upon discontinuation of the drug, rare cases of irreversible blindness have also been reported. Please contact your doctor immediately if you notice any of these symptoms: decreased clearness of vision, loss of vision, disturbed vision due to blind spots, color blindness, visual field defect and eye pain
Does Mycobutol induce hyperuricemia/how does Mycobutol induce hyperuricemia?
Yes. Increase in blood levels of uric acid is a side effect of Mycobutol. It increases the retention of uric acid in the body by decreasing the excretion of urates (uric acid) by the kidneys