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In the US, Ethambutol (ethambutol systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous antituberculosis agents and is used to treat Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare - Prophylaxis, Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare - Treatment and Tuberculosis - Active.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antitubercular agent

Chemical Name

1-Butanol, 2,2'-(1,2-etanediyldiimino)bis-, [S-(R*,R*)]-

Foreign Names

  • Ethambutolum (Latin)
  • Ethambutol (German)
  • Ethambutol (French)
  • Etambutol (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Ethambutol (OS: BAN)
  • Éthambutol (OS: DCF)
  • Ethambutolo (OS: DCIT)
  • Ethambutol Hydrochloride (OS: USAN, BANM, JAN)
  • CL 40881 (IS: Lederle)
  • Ethambutol (chlorhydrate d') (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ethambutol Hydrochloride (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, Ph. Int. 4, USP 38)
  • Ethambutol hydrochloride (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ethambutoldihydrochlorid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Ethambutoli hydrochloridum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

  • 4D (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    SANDOZ, Philippines
  • Abbutol
    Abbott, Pakistan
  • Akt-3 (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid)
    Lupin, India
  • Akt-4 (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Pyrazinamide, + Isoniazid)
    Lupin, India
  • Akt-FD (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    Lupin, India
  • Akurit-4 (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    Lupin, India
  • Albutol
    Alkem, India
  • An Si Nuo Kang (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid)
    Hongqi Pharmaceutical, China
  • Anbutol
    Psycorem, India
  • Bacbutol
    Armoxindo, Indonesia
  • Butal
    Novartis, Pakistan
  • Combutol
    Lupin, India
  • Coxrid (Ethambutol and Isoniazid)
    AHPL, India
  • Ebutol
    Novartis, India
  • Econofix (Ethambutol and Isoniazid, + Rifampicin, + Pyrazinamide)
    Pascual, Philippines
  • Erabutol Plus (Ethambutol and Isoniazid, + Pyridoxine)
    Pyridam Farma, Indonesia
  • Etambutol Kronos
    Kronos, Ecuador
  • Ethambutol
    Pliva, Lithuania
  • Ethambutol Indo Farma
    Indofarma, Indonesia
  • Ethambutol Kimia Farma
    Kimia Farma, Indonesia
  • Ethambutol Upha
    CCM, Malaysia
  • Fixcom 3 (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid)
    Natrapharm, Philippines
  • Fixcom 4 (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    Natrapharm, Philippines
  • Kalbutol
    Hexpharm Jaya, Indonesia
  • Ke Lao Er Kang (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    Hongqi Pharmaceutical, China
  • Miambutol
    Koçak, Turkey
  • Myambutol
    Kemofarmacija, Slovenia; Wyeth, India; X-Gen, United States
  • Mycobutol
    Cadila, India
  • Mycocox-4 (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    Cadila, India
  • Niazitol (Ethambutol and Isoniazid, Pyridoxine)
    Global Multi Pharmalab, Indonesia
  • Pharex Ethambutol
    Pascual, Philippines
  • Rifafour (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, Isoniazid, Pyraminazide)
    Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand; Sanofi-Aventis, South Africa
  • Rimstar (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    Novartis, Bangladesh; Sandoz, Switzerland
  • Rimstar-4 (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    Sandoz, Indonesia
  • Rimthree FDC (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid)
    Novartis, India
  • Riotol
    Long Shine, Taiwan
  • Ter-4 (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    AHPL, India
  • Tibutol
    Refasa, Peru
  • Trac-3 (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid)
    Macleods, India
  • Trac-4 (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    Macleods, India
  • Tres (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid)
    SANDOZ, Philippines
  • Tubertam
    Vecchi & C. PIAM, Georgia
  • Zucox-3 (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid)
    GlaxoSmithKline, India
  • Zucox-4 (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    GlaxoSmithKline, India
  • Zytham
    Zydus Cadila, India
  • 4-D (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    Novartis, India
  • 4-D Plus (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    Novartis, India
  • Akurit-3 (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid)
    Lupin, India
  • Akurit-4 (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    Lupin, Myanmar
  • Althocin
    Erfar, Greece
  • Arsitam
    Meprofarm, Indonesia
  • Bacbutinh (Ethambutol and Isoniazid, Pyridoxine)
    Armoxindo, Indonesia
  • Clorhidrato de etambutol
    Pharmaceutical, Venezuela
  • Combunex (Ethambutol and Isoniazid)
    Lupin, India
  • Corsabutol
    Corsa Industries, Indonesia
  • Dexambutol
    SERP, France; SERP, Monaco
  • Ebutol
    Kaken Seiyaku, Japan; Taiwan Veterans, Taiwan
  • Ebutol (Ethambutol and Isoniazid, + Pyridoxine)
    Terramedic, Philippines
  • EMB-Fatol
    Fatol, Lithuania; Fatol, Russian Federation; Riemser, Hong Kong; Riemser Pharma, Germany
  • Epbutol
    Yu Sheng, Taiwan
  • Esanbutol
    Sandoz, Japan
  • Etambutol Antibiotice
    Antibiotice, Romania
  • Etambutol Arena
    Arena, Romania
  • Etambutol Richet
    Richet, Argentina
  • Etapiam
    Piam, Italy
  • Ethambutol dihydrochloride Fisher
    Fisher Farma, Netherlands
  • Ethambutol Genus
    Genus Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Ethambutol HCl Minsheng
    Minsheng, China
  • Ethambutol Hydrochloride Heritage
    Heritage, United States
  • Ethambutol Morningside
    Morningside Healthcare, Malta
  • Ethambutol P & D
    P & D, Malta
  • Ethambutol Pei Li
    Pei Li, Taiwan
  • Ethambutol SIC BHFZ
    SIC BHFZ, Georgia
  • Ethambutol Teva
    Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Ethambutol-Southwest Synthetic
    Southwest, China
  • Ethi 400 (Ethambutol and Pyridoxine, + Isoniazid)
    Pharma Dynamic, Philippines
  • Etibi
    G.L. Pharma, Austria; Industri Farmasi Pembangunan, Indonesia; Memphis Co., Egypt; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Canada
  • Fiambutol
    Sanofi-Aventis, Bangladesh
  • Forecox-Trac (Ethambutol and Isoniazid, + Rifampicin, + Pyrazinamide)
    Mylan, Thailand
  • Lambutol
    Atlantic Lab, Hong Kong; Atlantic Lab, Thailand
  • Metham (Ethambutol and Isoniazid, + Pyridoxine)
    Promed Rahardjo, Indonesia
  • Miambutol
    Teofarma, Italy
  • Mibutol
    Misr, Egypt
  • Myambutol
    Aspen, Australia; Aspen, New Zealand; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Genopharm, France; Labatec Pharma, Switzerland; Paranova, Sweden; Pharma Logistics, Belgium; Riemser Pharma, Germany; Teofarma, Spain; Teofarma, Netherlands
  • Mycocox-E (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid)
    Cadila, India
  • Myrin (Ethambutol and Isoniazid, + Rifampicin)
    Pfizer, Philippines
  • Myrin-P Forte (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    Pfizer, Philippines
  • Oributol
    Orion Pharma, Finland
  • Pulna (Ethambutol and Isoniazid, Pyridoxine)
    Landson, Indonesia
  • Pulna Forte (Ethambutol and Isoniazid, Pyridoxine)
    Landson, Indonesia
  • Quadmax (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    Multicare, Philippines
  • Quadtab (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    UAP, Philippines
  • Rimactazid + E (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid)
    Novartis, India
  • Rimcure 3FDC (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    Novartis, India
  • Rimstar (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    Sandoz, Denmark; Sandoz, Italy; Sandoz, Sweden; Sandoz Farmaceutica, Spain
  • Rimstar 4FDC (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    Novartis, India
  • Rimstar-4 (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    SANDOZ, Philippines
  • Sandoz Ethambutol HCl
    Sandoz, South Africa
  • Santibi
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • Santibi Plus (Ethambutol and Pyridoxine, + Isoniazid)
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • SCC-3 (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid)
    Maneesh Healthcare, India
  • SCC-4 (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    Maneesh Healthcare, India
  • Servambutol
    Novartis, Bangladesh
  • Sural
    ExtractumPharma, Hungary; Sanofi-aventis, Czech Republic
  • Tibigon
    Hexpharm Jaya, Indonesia
  • Tibitol
    Mersifarma, Indonesia
  • Tobutol
    General Drugs House, Thailand
  • Tritab (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid)
    UAP, Philippines
  • Turresis
    Sanofi-Aventis, Portugal
  • Winbutol
    Winston, Taiwan
  • Winbutol-I (Ethambutol and Isoniazid)
    Winston, Taiwan
  • Yi Nuo Ni Kang (Ethambutol and Rifampicin, + Isoniazid, + Pyrazinamide)
    Hongqi Pharmaceutical, China


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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