Rifacon 450 Mg/300 Mg Capsule

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Rifacon Information

Rifacon, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Capsule. It is primarily used for the treatment of Tuberculosis.

The optimal dosage of Rifacon is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Rifacon also has some side effects, the most common being Dizziness, Difficulty breathing, Difficulty talking. These side effects of Rifacon are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

In addition, Rifacon's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. It is important to know if Rifacon has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Rifacon related warnings section.

Rifacon is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Kidney Disease, Heart Disease as it can result in adverse effects. The section on Rifacon contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug interactions for Rifacon have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Rifacon is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.

  1. Rifacon Benefits & Uses
  2. Rifacon Dosage & How to Take
  3. Rifacon Side Effects
  4. Rifacon Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Rifacon with Other Drugs
  6. Rifacon Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Rifacon
  8. Rifacon Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Rifacon Benefits & Uses

Rifacon is used to treat the following -

  1. Tuberculosis Primary

Rifacon Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Rifacon

Rifampicin
Isoniazid

Rifacon Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Rifacon is used -

  1. Dizziness Common
  2. Difficulty breathing
  3. Difficulty talking
  4. Difficulty walking
  5. Hallucinations
  6. Blurred vision
  7. Fever Common
  8. Numbness or tingling
  9. Discoloration of Urine
  10. Hair Loss Common

Rifacon Related Warnings

Is the use of Rifacon safe for pregnant women?

Rifacon may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Rifacon, and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

Moderate

Is the use of Rifacon safe during breastfeeding?

If you are breastfeeding, you may experience some harmful effects of Rifacon. In case you experience any of these, discontinue its use until you consult your doctor.

Moderate

What is the effect of Rifacon on the Kidneys?

Rifacon may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Rifacon on the Liver?

There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Rifacon. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Rifacon on the Heart?

Rifacon may cause harmful effects on the heart. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Rifacon with Other Drugs

Rifacon should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Rifacon Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Rifacon unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Liver Cirrhosis
  3. Jaundice
  4. Kidney Disease
  5. Heart Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Rifacon

Is this Rifacon habit forming or addictive?

Rifacon does not cause addiction.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Rifacon can make you feel drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Rifacon should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Rifacon is not used to treat mental disorders.

No

Rifacon Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Rifacon

You can take Rifacon with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Rifacon

Taking alcohol with Rifacon can be dangerous.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

Rifacon Price and Pack Size

Rifacon 450 Mg/300 Mg Capsule

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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Rifadin (rifampin)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 767-768
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Isoniazid
  4. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 765-767
  5. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 715-716
  6. Product Description [Internet]: RIFADIN®. USFDA
  7. Product Description [Internet]: ISONIAZID. Alliance Pharmaceuticals Limited
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