[PDF] Is it necessary to screen children for ethambutol toxicity? : recommendations for clinical surveillance

Source:
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Publisher:
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Publication date:
01 October 2010

Abstract

This paper reviews the current world literature on ethambutol toxicity, highlights the different pharmacokinetics of the drug in young patients, and draws the conclusion that ethambutol causes fewer ocular side effects in children than in adults.