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Other Antibiotics

Other Antibiotics

Drug

Common Uses

Some Side Effects

Ethambutol

Vision disturbances

Fidaxomicin

Nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain

Isoniazid

Tuberculosis

Nausea and vomiting

Liver dysfunction (can cause jaundice)

Numbness and tingling in the hands and feet (peripheral neuropathy)

Pyrazinamide

Tuberculosis

Liver dysfunction (can cause jaundice)

Gout (occasionally)

*Spectinomycin

Fever

*Spectinomycin is not available in the United States, and, where available, it is used only when other antibiotics cannot be used.