ethambutol

<chemical> 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. ... Pharmacological action: antitubercular ...
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ethambutol

(ә-tham┬┤bu-tol) an antibacterial agent specifically effective against Mycobacterium tuberculosis; it is administered orally as the hydrochloride salt, in conjunction with one or more other antituberculous drugs, in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.
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ethambutol

(from the article `tuberculosis`) ...now consists of drug therapy and good general care. In the 1940s and `50s several antimicrobial drugs were discovered that revolutionized the ...
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