Rifampin

What is Rifampin?

Rifampin is used treat tubercolosis of all forms. The recommendation is to use three drugs for the first 2 months: rifampin, isoniazid and pyrazinamide. A fourth drug called streptomycin or ethambutol can be added unless their is a very low ...

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What diseases and conditions are treated by Rifampin?

Some conditions and diseases that may be treated by Rifampin include:

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What conditions and diseases is Rifampin used for the treatment or management of?

Rifampin is a prescription drug that is approved by the FDA (USA) for use in the treatment, prevention, or management of the certain medical conditions and diseases, including:

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What are the active ingredients of Rifampin?

The active ingredients in Rifampin include:

  • Rifampin

What class of drug is Rifampin?

Rifampin belongs to the class of drugs:

Drugs with this Active Ingredient

The drugs that contain this as an active ingredient include:

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Available Forms

The available forms from suppliers in the USA include:

  • Capsules
  • Injections

Capsules

Solution forms from suppliers in the USA:

Injections

Injection forms from suppliers in the USA:

Forms

This product comes in different forms from different suppliers in the USA:

Rifampin Information Guide

Generic Name of Rifampin:
Rifampin
Availability of Rifampin:
Prescription Drug

Rifampin is a prescription drug that belongs to the pharmacologic class of Rifamycin Antibacterial.

Related Disease Topics

Disease articles related to Rifampin include:

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How is the dosage of Rifampin calculated?

Only a health professional is qualified to work out the dosage of Rifampin. The dosage needs to be determined depending on a variety of factors including:

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What precautions need to be taken when considering the use of Rifampin?

Some of the precautions need to be noted when considering Rifampin for use in particular situations such as the following:

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What are the possible side-effects (adverse effects or unintended effects) of taking Rifampin?

Some of the possible side-effects or adverse reactions may include effects such as:

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What are the inactive ingredients in Rifampin?

The inactive ingredients contained in Rifampin are:

  • Lactose monohydrate
  • Sodium Lauryl Sulfate
  • Starch, corn
  • Silicon Dioxide
  • Magnesium stearate
  • Ammonia
  • Isopropyl alcohol
  • Butyl alcohol
  • Propylene Glycol
  • Dimethicone 410
  • Titanium Dioxide

Product Formulation Information: Rifampin

Company that labels Rifampin:
Pfizer Laboratories Div Pfizer Inc
Strength of Rifampin:
600 mg/10mL
Form of Rifampin:
Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, For Solution
How is Rifampin taken?
Intravenous (in vein)
Date that Rifampin is effective:
10th May, 2011

Formulations

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