Volume : 10, Issue : 01, January – 2023



Authors :

Vinuth Chikkamath, J.S. Venkatesh, Nimmy P George*, Mahin M G*,Neethu Samuel* and Nimmy Babu*

Abstract :

SETTINGS: Review of the literature on the use of ethambutol in children based on Med- line and other sources.
OBJECTIVES: Ethambutol’s most well-known side effect is ocular toxicity. As a result, its use among children is generally discouraged. The current article summarises the research on this topic.
RESULTS : There have been no reports of serious ocular side effects in children treated with ethambutol.
CONCLUSION: For children aged 5 years or older, ethambutol at a dose of 15 mg/kg/day can be recommended for routine treatment with no additional precautions than for adults; this should be included in official recommendations. Ethambutol can also be used without concern for side effects in younger children.
KEYWORDS : ethambutol, toxicity, ocular, children

Cite This Article:

Please cite this article in press Vinuth Chikkamath et al, Ethambutol Induced Ocular Toxicity In Paediatrics: A Review Of Literature., Indo Am. J. P. Sci, 2023; 10 (01).

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