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

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


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.