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What are the side effects of ethambutol?

People who use ethambutol may experience some of the following side effects:

  • loss of appetite
  • upset stomach or vomiting
  • a numb or tingling sensation in the hands or feet

If these side effects are persistent or become severe, tell your doctor. Also, report any other serious side effects, such as any changes in vision or skin problems.

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