Ethambutol

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  • Antibiotic effective against mycobacterium (tuberculosis, kansasii and avium complex) but no effect on other bacteria
  • Common side effect is optic neuritis resulting in decrease of visual acuity and loss of ability to differentiate red from green (a dose dependent phenomenon that increases with higher doses)
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