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Chemical Ethambutol

Name Ethambutol
CAS Type 1 Name 1-Butanol, 2,2'-(1,2-ethanediyldiimino)bis-, (S-(R*,R*))-
Equivalent Terms Dexambutol | EMB Fatol | EMB-Fatol | EMB Hefa | EMB-Hefa | Etambutol Llorente | Ethambutol Hydrochloride | Etibi | Hydrochloride, Ethambutol | Llorente, Etambutol | Miambutol | Myambutol
CAS Registry Number 74-55-5
Definition An antitubercular agent that inhibits the transfer of mycolic acids into the cell wall of the tubercle bacillus. It may also inhibit the synthesis of spermidine in mycobacteria. The action is usually bactericidal, and the drug can penetrate human cell membranes to exert its lethal effect. (From Smith and Reynard, Textbook of Pharmacology, 1992, p863)
Structure Ethambutol
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MeSH® ID D004977
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