Drug: Rifadin,Rimactane

RIFAMPIN (RIF am pin) is an antibiotic. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It is used to treat or prevent tuberculosis (TB). 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, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • fever or chills, mouth sores, or sore throat
  • pinpoint red spots on the skin
  • stomach pain
  • trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine
  • unusual bleeding, 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
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea, vomiting

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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, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • feeling faint or lightheaded, falls
  • fever or chills, mouth sores, or sore throat
  • pinpoint red spots on the skin
  • stomach pain
  • trouble passing urine or change in the amount of urine
  • unusual bleeding, 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
  • dizziness
  • headache
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea, vomiting

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:
  • liver disease, including hepatitis
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to rifampin, rifabutin, other medicines, foods, dyes or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

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