Drug: Mycobutin

RIFABUTIN (RIF a byoo tin) is an antibiotic. It is used to prevent mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) in people with HIV infection. This medicine does not cure or prevent HIV. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives
  • breathing problems
  • changes in vision
  • chest pain
  • dark urine
  • fever or chills, sore throat
  • general ill feeling or flu-like symptoms
  • light-colored stools
  • loss of appetite, nausea
  • right upper belly pain
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • unusually weak or tired
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • diarrhea
  • headache
  • loss of appetite
  • muscle aches, pains
  • nausea, vomiting
  • orange to brown color of urine, stools, saliva, tears, soft contact lenses, and sweat
  • stomach pain, upset
  • unusual taste

Source: http://www.healthline.com

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives
  • breathing problems
  • changes in vision
  • chest pain
  • dark urine
  • fever or chills, sore throat
  • general ill feeling or flu-like symptoms
  • light-colored stools
  • loss of appetite, nausea
  • right upper belly pain
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • unusually weak or tired
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • diarrhea
  • headache
  • loss of appetite
  • muscle aches, pains
  • nausea, vomiting
  • orange to brown color of urine, stools, saliva, tears, soft contact lenses, and sweat
  • stomach pain, upset
  • unusual taste

Source: http://www.healthline.com

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • kidney disease
  • tuberculosis
  • wear contact lenses
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to rifabutin, rifampin, rifapentine, rifaximin, other medicines, foods, dyes or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

Source: http://www.healthline.com

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