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Rifampin (By injection)

Rifampin (rif-AM-pin)

Used together with other medicines to treat tuberculosis (TB). This medicine is an antibiotic.

Brand Name(s):

Rifadin IV

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not receive this medicine if you or your child have had an allergic reaction to rifampin. You should not receive this medicine if you are also using atazanavir, darunavir, fosamprenavir, ritonavir, saquinavir, tipranavir, Aptivus®, Fortovase®, Invirase®, Lexiva®, Norvir®, Prezista®, or Reyataz®. These medicines are used to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections.

How to Use This Medicine:

Injectable

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088


Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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