... of my fingers in both hands are sore. As I use them they feel better. Could this be caused by the drug?
5 Sep 2009
Possibly. Joint pain has been documented as a side effect of Rifampin
"... All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Rifampin Capsules:
Cramps; diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; gas; headache; heartburn; joint pain; loss of appetite; menstrual changes; nausea; stomach pain or bloating; vomiting... "
For more information see http://www.drugs.com/sfx/rifampin-side-effects.html
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