Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking ethambutol HCL.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery should be avoided, as ethambutol hydrochloride capsules may cause visual disturbances that can impair your ability to drive and to use machines.
Do NOT use ethambutol hydrochloride if:
- You are allergic to it;
- You have an inflammation of the optic nerve (optic neuritis);
There is little evidence with regards to the use of ethambutol HCL during pregnancy or breast feeding, and so consult your doctor or health care professional before taking ethambutol hydrochloride.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. Usual dose for adults is: based on weight and condition. Usual dose for children is: children over the age of 13 based on weight and condition.
Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with ethambutol HCL.