( Rifampin )

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Drug Info for rifampin

Rifadin is an antibiotic used to treat and prevent bacterial infections such as tuberculosis. It works to stop the bacteria from multiplying and spreading in the body.

  • Rifadin IV Novaplus
  • Rifadin IV
  • By injection

Injection routeYour doctor will prescribe your dose and schedule. This medicine is given through a needle placed in a vein.

Injection routeA nurse or other health provider will give you this medicine.

Your doctor will only give you a few doses of this medicine until your condition improves, and then you will be switched to an oral medicine that works the same way. Talk to your doctor if you have concerns.

This medicine is not right for everyone. You should not receive it if you had an allergic reaction to rifampin, or if you have meningococcal disease (including infections of the lining of the brain and spinal cord and bloodstream).

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, liver disease, diabetes, adrenal gland problems, blood clotting problems, vitamin K deficiency, or porphyria (an enzyme problem). Tell your doctor if you drink alcohol.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Liver problemsSerious skin reactions, including Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis, and drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS)Bleeding problemsLung or breathing problems (including interstitial lung disease, pneumonitis, pneumonia, respiratory failure, pulmonary fibrosis, acute respiratory distress syndrome)Thrombotic microangiopathy (damage in the smallest blood vessels), including hemolytic uremic syndrome and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

This medicine may turn your urine, saliva, sweat, teeth, and tears yellow, orange, red, or brown. This is normal. This side effect could stain contact lenses.

This medicine may make you bleed, bruise, or get infections more easily. Take precautions to prevent illness and injury. Wash your hands often.

Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect certain medical test results.

Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, or pain in your upper stomach.

Numbness, pain, or tingling in your arms or legs.

Pain, itching, burning, swelling, or a lump under your skin where the needle is placed.

Shortness of breath or troubled breathing.

Unsteadiness or weakness.

Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness.

Yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes.

Do not drink alcohol while you are using this medicine.

If you are taking itraconazole, do not take rifampin 2 weeks before and during itraconazole treatment.

Do not receive this medicine if you also take medicine to treat HIV/AIDS, including atazanavir, darunavir, fosamprenavir, ritonavir, ritonavir-boosted saquinavir, saquinavir, and tipranavir.

You should not receive this medicine together with praziquantel. If you need to take praziquantel, you should stop receiving rifampin 4 weeks before starting praziquantel. You may restart rifampin one day after the last dose of praziquantel.

Some medicines can affect how rifampin works. Tell your doctor if you are using any of the following:Atovaquone, clofibrate, clopidogrel, cyclosporine, dapsone, diazepam, digitoxin, digoxin, efavirenz, enalapril, haloperidol, halothane, indinavir, irinotecan, levothyroxine, methadone, ondansetron, probenecid, quinine, simvastatin, sulfapyridine, sulfasalazine, tacrolimus, tamoxifen, theophylline, ticagrelor, toremifene, zidovudine, zolpidem, zopicloneBirth control pillsBlood pressure medicine (including beta blockers, calcium channel blockers)Blood thinner (including warfarin)Medicine for heart rhythm problems (including disopyramide, mexiletine, propafenone, quinidine, tocainide)Medicine for hepatitis C (including daclatasvir, simeprevir, sofosbuvir, telaprevir)Medicine for seizures (including phenytoin)Medicine to treat depression (including SSRIs, TCAs)Medicine to treat infections (including cefazolin, chloramphenicol, ciprofloxacin, clarithromycin, cotrimoxazole, dapsone, doxycycline, fluconazole, isoniazid, itraconazole, ketoconazole, moxifloxacin, pefloxacin, telithromycin)Narcotic pain reliever (including morphine, oxycodone)Oral diabetes medicine (including glipizide, glyburide, rosiglitazone)Steroid medicine (including prednisolone)

If you use an antacid, take it at least 1 hour after you receive rifampin.

  • Joint pain or swelling
  • Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness
  • Yellowing of your skin or the whites of your eyes.
  • Numbness, pain, or tingling in your arms or legs
  • Shortness of breath or troubled breathing.
  • Trouble breathing, coughing up blood, nosebleed
  • Unsteadiness or weakness.
  • Fever, chills, cough, sore throat, body aches
  • Unusual bleeding, bruising, or weakness.
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Blistering, peeling, red skin rash
  • Blurred vision
  • Chest pain, dry cough, muscle aches, night sweats, unusual tiredness
  • Dark urine or pale stools, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, stomach pain, yellow skin or eyes
  • Mild nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain
  • Muscle or joint pain.
  • Pain, itching, burning, swelling, or a lump under your skin where the needle is placed
  • Headache, dizziness
  • Mild skin rash.
Frequently Asked Questions

Rifampin is a generic drug that comes in capsule form and it used to tuberculosis (TB). This medication may also be used to reduce certain bacteria in your nose and throat that could cause meningitis or other infections.

Similar brand-name drugs to Rifampin available on the market in the U.S. include Rifadin, Rimactane, and Rifadin IV. Consult with your doctor for more information about these drugs and to determine the best treatment for you.

The average Rifampin price without insurance is about $153 for a supply of 60, 300 mg capsules. Luckily, there are a few ways to save money. To reduce the high Rifampin retail price, print our free Rifampin coupon card and get up to 80% off when you fill your prescription at your local pharmacy.

Rifampin is a generic drug. Similar brand-name drugs include Rifadin, Rimactane, and Rifadin IV. Our free coupon may be used for savings on this drug and alternative brand-name drugs for savings of up to 80%.

Rifampin capsules are available in the following strengths: 150 mg and 350 mg. This medication is also available as an intravenous powder for injection. Follow your doctor's instructions for dosage and use of this medication.

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