Rifampin 600 Mg

Rifampin (Rifadin®) is a prescription medication used to treat tuberculosis. It is also used in people who are meningococcal carriers (people who have meningococcal bacteria in their nose or throat, but do not have a meningococcal infection). Rifampin comes in the following strengths and forms:
 
  • Rifampin 150 mg capsules
  • Rifampin 300 mg capsules
  • Rifampin 600 mg for injection.
 
The dosage your healthcare provider prescribes will depend on a number of factors, such as your weight, the reason you are taking rifampin, and how you respond to it. Possible side effects include headaches, drowsiness, and a loss of appetite.
 
(Click Rifampin for more detailed information on this medication, including how it works and why it may not be suitable for some people.)
 
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