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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 AHP Brand of Ethambutol Hydrochloride | Dexambutol | Elan Brand of Ethambutol Hydrochloride | EMB Fatol | EMB-Fatol | EMB Hefa | EMB-Hefa | Etambutol Llorente | Ethambutol Hydrochloride | Etibi | Fatol Brand of Ethambutol Hydrochloride | Genopharm Brand of Ethambutol Hydrochloride | Hydrochloride, Ethambutol | ICN Brand of Ethambutol Hydrochloride | Lederle Brand of Ethambutol Hydrochloride | Llorente Brand of Ethambutol Hydrochloride | Llorente, Etambutol | Miambutol | Myambutol | Riemser Brand of Ethambutol Hydrochloride | Sanavita Brand of Ethambutol Hydrochloride | SERB Brand of Ethambutol Hydrochloride | Wernigerode Brand of Ethambutol Hydrochloride | Wyeth Brand of Ethambutol Hydrochloride
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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