How Zinc interacts with ethambutol

Interaction type: Depletions

Interaction rating: Study Supported

An animal study reported that ethambutol can decrease zinc levels in the heart, kidney and liver. Supplementation with the affected nutrient may be necessary. (1)

References

  1. View Abstract: Solecki TJ, et al. Effect of a Chelating Drug on Balance and Tissue Distribution of Four Essential Metals. Toxicology. 1984;31:207-16.