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Lung India Official publication of Indian Chest Society  
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Year : 1989  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 183-185

Ocular Toxicity Of Ethambutol And Its Correlation With Serum Zinc Levels

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J. P Jhamaria

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One hundred patients received ethambutol containing regimen for tuberculosis. Their serum zinc levels were monitored in comparison with controls. All the five who developed ocular toxicity had serum zinc levels of <40 mg%. Forty-nine who received zinc supplementation did not suffer toxicity. Besides malnutrition, low serum zinc levels could have contributed to ocular toxicity of ethambutol.

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