Priftin Oral Tablet 150Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Priftin: Oral tablet (150mg)

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Priftin 150mg Tablet
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Priftin 150mg Tablet
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Priftin 150mg Tablet

What is this Medicine?

RIFAPENTINE (RIF a pen teen) is an antibiotic. It is used to treat of tuberculosis (TB). This medicine is never used alone for tuberculosis, but in combination with at least one other agent.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Priftin: Oral tablet(150mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Priftin 150mg Tablet

NDC: 000882100
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Tuberculosis Infection, Tuberculosis Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Avoid excessive humidity
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Avoid excessive heat (above 104 degrees F)
Priftin 150mg Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Priftin 150mg Tablet

Inflamed Pancreas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Feeling Sick Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ear Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Yellow Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
<7.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Peripheral Vasodilation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Liver Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Irritated Blood Vessels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Uncontrolled Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Bruises Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rhinitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Pulmonary Fibrosis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Rectal Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hypoesthesia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Excessive Mucle Tone Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Liver Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Reflexes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Bruise Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Redness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Laryngeal Edema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Hoarseness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Vocal Cords Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Discharge Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Confusion Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Inflammation Of The Lip Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Broken Bones Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
High Lymphocytes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Bleeding Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Collapsed Lung Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
<1.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Wryneck Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Painful Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Diabetes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Throat Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Boils Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Bilirubin Level Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Calcium Levels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood Clot Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Lung Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Around The Lungs Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Distressed Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Heart Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Ulcer Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hair Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Migraine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Volume Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Phosphate Level Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tenesmus Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
0.6-3.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gout Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eczema Vaccinatum Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Lymph Nodes Incidence:
1.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nose Bleed Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hemorrhoids Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Phosphate Levels Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Shaking Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
1.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Bladder Infection Incidence:
1.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
1.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
1.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
1.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Red Blood Cells Incidence:
2.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Acne Incidence:
2.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
2.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Conjunctivitis Incidence:
2.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
2.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High White Blood Cells Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
3.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
3.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Joint Pain Incidence:
4.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
5.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
High Platelet Count Incidence:
5.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
5.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
5.8-6.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
6.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Diaphoresis Incidence:
6.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
6.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
6.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
7.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Coughing Up Blood Incidence:
8.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Potassium Level Incidence:
9.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
12.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
12.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Lymphocytes Incidence:
12.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Protein In The Urine Incidence:
13.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
17.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Pus In Urine Incidence:
21.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Uric Acid Level Incidence:
31.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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