Were you looking for information about Rifampin? Refampin is a common misspelling of rifampin.
Rifampin (Rifadin®) is a drug approved for the treatment of certain types of bacterial infections, including tuberculosis. It is available by prescription only and comes as capsules or an injection that is inserted into a vein (an intravenous, or IV, injection).
Before you begin treatment with this antibiotic, your healthcare provider will want to know if you have diabetes, kidney disease, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Potential side effects of rifampin include headaches, heartburn, and drowsiness.
(Click Rifampin for a closer look at this antibiotic, including how it works, safety precautions, and available strengths. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)