Rifadin Lyophilisate For Solution For Injection 600Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Rifadin: Lyophilisate for solution for injection (600mg)

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What is this Medicine?

RIFAMPIN (RIF am pin) is an antibiotic. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It is used to treat or prevent tuberculosis (TB). It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

In-Depth Information

Rifadin 600mg Powder for Injection

NDC: 000680597
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Meningococcal Infection Prophylaxis, Tuberculosis Infection, Bacterial Colonization Eradication

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bacteremia, Bartonellosis, Leprosy (Hansen's Disease), Meningitis, Empyema, Legionnaire's Disease, Endocarditis, Brain Abscess, Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Prophylaxis, Tuberculosis Prophylaxis

Storage Information
Store in a dry place
Avoid excessive heat (above 104 degrees F)
Rifadin 600mg Powder for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Rifadin 600mg Powder for Injection

Muscle Disease Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Psychosis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Hemolysis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Liver Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Damage Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Severe Allergy Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
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.
Daily Life Interactions for Rifadin 600mg Powder for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Rifadin 600mg Powder for Injection(Rifampin)
Alcohol and Rifampin(Rifampin)
Drinking alcohol beverages while taking Rifampin can increase your risk of developing liver problems. It is best to avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking Rifampin. Your health care provider will need to do blood tests to check your liver before and during your treatment with Rifampin. Discuss any new or worsening side effects, such as stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, dark colored urine, or yellowing of eyes or skin, with your health care provider.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Marijuana and Rifadin 600mg Powder for Injection(Rifampin)
Marijuana and Rifampin(Rifampin)
Rifampin can theoretically increase the elimination of Marijuana, Medical from the body. The side effect profile of Marijuana, Medical may be altered if you take Rifampin. You may feel drowsy or more tired. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how these drugs affect you. Contact your health care provider immediately if you notice slurred speech, confusion, increases heart rate, or palpitations while taking Marijuana, Medical.
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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