It is indicated for the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis and for
the treatment of asymptomatic carriers of N. meningitidis to
eliminate meningococci from the nasopharynx.
A history of previous hypersensitivity reaction to any of the
This drug may cause upset stomach, heartburn, nausea, menstrual
changes, headache, drowsiness, or dizziness.
This drug should not be used with the following medications because
very serious interactions may occur: live bacterial vaccines (e.g.,
oral typhoid), certain non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase
inhibitors (nevirapine, delavirdine, etravirine), voriconazole, HIV
protease inhibitors (e.g., saquinavir, ritonavir, indinavir).
Precautions & Warning:
This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause
allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for
more details. Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of: diabetes, liver
problems (e.g., hepatitis), HIV infection, history of alcohol
use/abuse. This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive,
use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you
are sure you can perform such activities safely.
Use in Pregnancy and Nursing Mothers:
Although rifampin has been reported to cross the placental barrier
and appear in cord blood, the effect of rifampin, alone or in
combination with other antituberculous drugs, on the human fetus is
not known. An increase in congenital malformations, primarily spina
bifida and cleft palate, has been reported in the offspring of
rodents given oral doses of 150-250 mg/kg/day of rifampin during
pregnancy. The possible teratogenic potential in women capable of
bearing children should be carefully weighed against the benefits
Treatment/antidote in The Event of Overdose:
Nausea, vomiting, and increasing lethargy will probably occur
within a short time after ingestion; actual unconsciousness may
occur with severe hepatic involvement. Brownish-red or orange
discoloration of the skin, urine, sweat, saliva, tears and feces is
proportional to amount ingested.
Store below 25℃. Protect from moisture. Keep out of reach of