Drug: Priftin

RIFAPENTINE (RIF a pen teen) is an antibiotic. It is used to treat of tuberculosis (TB). This medicine is never used alone for tuberculosis, but in combination with at least one other agent.

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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
  • dark urine
  • felling faint, dizzy
  • fever
  • loss of appetite
  • pain or swelling of the joints
  • pinpoint red spots on the skin
  • 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
  • headache
  • nausea, vomiting
  • stomach pain

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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
  • dark urine
  • felling faint, dizzy
  • fever
  • loss of appetite
  • pain or swelling of the joints
  • pinpoint red spots on the skin
  • 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
  • headache
  • nausea, vomiting
  • stomach pain

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

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