NAME :- ETHAMBUTOL HCL
IUPAC NAME :- 2-[2-(1-hydroxybutan-2-ylamino)ethylamino]butan-1-ol
CAS NO. :- 1070-11-7
FORMULA :- C10H24N2O2
SYNONYMS :- (2S,2'S)-2,2'-(Ethylenediimino)dibutan-1-ol dihydrochloride - See more at:
APPLICATION :- Antituberculous
DESCRIPTION :- An antitubercular agent that inhibits the transfer of mycolic acids into the cell wall of the tubercle bacillus. It may also inhibit the synthesis of spermidine in mycobacteria. The action is usually bactericidal, and the drug can penetrate human cell membranes to exert its lethal effect.