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What is the difference between rifampin and rifabutin?

Posted 19 Mar 2012 by csax 4 answers

I notice most post that they are on the rifampin, yet I was put on rifabutin. It is horrible and I don't think I can stay on it. Would the rifampin be any easier in side effects? I also take azithro. and ethambutol. Thanks.

Effect of TB drugs and male semen production?

Posted 28 Sep 2011 by Ehiome 1 answer

Isoniazid (INH) and Rifampin TB drugs on Male fertility

Can Rifampin cause menstrual changes?

Posted 23 Aug 2010 by thunp2003 1 answer

One of the side effects of rifampin can be menstrual changes. Such as??? Irregular periods, skipped periods, or totally stopping your periods??? Does anyone have experience with this? Will your periods go back to normal after stopping rifampin? Thanks--

How long do antibiotics affect birth control?

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Atypical Mycobacterial Infection - I am taking rifampin, ethambutol and azithromycin 3 days per week

Posted 21 Feb 2010 by AJ011872 1 answer

... for Mycobacteria Avium Complex. Can I drink alcohol on an "off" med day?

Is Rifampin an effective treatment for a very painful staph infection?

Posted 27 Oct 2010 by gengenr 1 answer

I was prescribed rifampin to treat a staph infection on my left breast. I had open heart surgery 10 months ago, and believe I picked up this infection in the hospital ( was there for a month, due to blood clots following surgery). Could this have been in my body for 10 months, and will I be free of ...

Is Rifampin a sulfa drug?

Posted 31 Mar 2013 by ThBishop 1 answer

Has Anyone Experienced Pain In Legs & Ankles from Rifampin?

Posted 28 Jun 2013 by us2distraught 1 answer

... I tested positive for my TB test and was diagnosed with Latent TB. I am currently taking 300 mg of Rifampin. However, I am experiencing a lot of pain in both of my legs and ankles. Can someone else let me know if they can relate to these same side effects, and what did they do? Thank you

Isoniazid - Need advice for latent TB meds and concerns?

Posted 29 Aug 2017 by Momotwo 1 answer

I am a 27 yr old female. Single mom of two (5 yrs and a 6mo old) I have been told that I have latent tb. And that I should take either isoniazid or rifampin. My concern is my liver and risk of irreversible damage. I'm also concerned if I would be able to still work (I work with food in a ...

Is it safe to drink alcohol while on a M-W-F regimen of Rifampin, Ethambutol and Azithromycin?

Posted 21 Feb 2010 by AJ011872 1 answer

I'm wondering if it is ok to drink on a Saturday or Sunday since I take the meds on Mon, Wed, Fri only. I have Mycobacteria Avium Complex (MAC).

Hi, what happens if you miss a dose of rifampin?

Posted 26 Jun 2010 by lizzyj 1 answer

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