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Rifampicin

Rifampicin Information

Rifampicin Benefits & Uses - Rifampicin Benefits & Uses in English

Rifampicin is used to treat the following -

Rifampicin Dosage & How to Take - Rifampicin Dosage & How to Take in English

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Rifampicin - Rifampicin Active Ingredients in English

Rifampicin

Rifampicin Side Effects - Rifampicin Side Effects in English

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

  1. त्वचा पर चकत्ते दुर्लभ (और पढ़ें - त्वचा पर चकत्तों के घरेलू उपाय)
  2. मतली या उलटी
  3. ठंड लगना
  4. सिरदर्द दुर्लभ
  5. मूत्र का विकार
  6. दस्त
  7. पेट की गैस दुर्लभ
  8. उरटिकारिअ
  9. खांसी दुर्लभ (और पढ़ें - खांसी के लिए घरेलू उपाय)
  10. उलझन
  11. दुर्बलता

Rifampicin Related Warnings - Rifampicin Related Warnings in English

Is the use of Rifampicin safe for pregnant women?

Harmful effects of Rifampicin are extremely rare for pregnant ladies.

Mild

Is the use of Rifampicin safe during breastfeeding?

Rifampicin may lead to some side effects on breastfeeding women. If you feel any unwanted symptoms after taking Rifampicin, then do not take it again and call your doctor right away. Your doctor will tell you the best option for you.

Moderate

What is the effect of Rifampicin on the Kidneys?

There are no any side effects of Rifampicin for kidney.

Safe

What is the effect of Rifampicin on the Liver?

There may be an adverse effect on liver after taking Rifampicin. 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 Rifampicin on the Heart?

You can take Rifampicin without any fear of damage to heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Rifampicin with Other Drugs - Severe Interaction of Rifampicin with Other Drugs in English

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

Fentanyl

Lamivudine,Tenofovir

    Amlodipine,Benazepril

      Olmesartan,Amlodipine,Hydrochlorothiazide

        Rifampicin Contraindications - Rifampicin Contraindications in English

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

        Frequently asked Questions about Rifampicin - Frequently asked Questions about Rifampicin in English

        Is this Rifampicin habit forming or addictive?

        No, there is no any evidence that Rifampicin is addictive.

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

        Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Rifampicin as it does not make you drowsy.

        Safe

        Is it safe?

        Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Rifampicin.

        Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

        Is it able to treat mental disorders?

        No, Rifampicin cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

        नहीं

        Rifampicin Interactions with Food and Alcohol - Rifampicin Interactions with Food and Alcohol in English

        Interaction between Food and Rifampicin

        Taking Rifampicin with food is safe.

        Safe

        Interaction between Alcohol and Rifampicin

        Taking Rifampicin with alcohol can have severe harmful effects on your health.

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