Hyperuricemia Induced by Ethambutol
Ethambutol is commonly used to treat infections in man caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Fig. 1). We have found that ethambutol also produces a substantial increase in the serum urate concentration in many patients receiving this agent (Postlethwaite, et al., 1972).
KeywordsMycobacterium Tuberculosis Volume Depletion Serum Urate Extracellular Fluid Volume Renal Handling
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