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I used to take Rifampin before. But my doctor prescribed it again. Is it OK for my liver?

Posted 16 days ago by perola19 0 answers

4 years ago I was prescribed to take Rifampin for 4 months. It went well, no severe side effects at all. This year, as I am diagnosed to have a latent TB. So the doctor prescribed Rifampin 4-month medication. As I know of its side effects, I am concerned about liver damage. Since I used to take ...

Will my medication still work as they're supposed to if I lay down right after taking them?

Posted 3 Mar 2018 0 answers

I'm currently on oral antibiotics Tindamax, Rifampin and Minocycline that I take every 12 hours, 9AM and 9PM. Sometimes when I've taken them at 9AM I go back to sleep right after, I'm wondering if this disrupts the effectiveness of the medications? Do I really have to stand up or sit ...

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 ...

I was wondering if anyone else has had this problem. I was put on Rifampin in December. Within a?

Posted 5 May 2017 by Maggiesmon02 0 answers

... few days, I developed severe pain of both knees and lower legs which I believe was a side effect of the Rifampin, which was discontinued. I required pain and prescription anti inflammatory meds. After some weeks, I was able to discontinue these but have been left with intermittent mild to ...

Rifampin - I was diagnosed with latent TB and put on two 300 mg of Refampin a day. I am on my third?

Posted 3 Apr 2017 by RoRa56 0 answers

... week of treatment and I feeling miserable. I have a constant headache and nausea. Do those symptoms get any better at some point? I made and appointment to see my doctor just to make sure I'm ok. How long is the treatment? I read everywhere that it is four month, but my doctor said 6. As ...

How long do antibiotics affect birth control?

Posted 7 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Hi. Just curious if anyone ever took the Plan B pill and rifampin at the same time? Did Plan B work?

Posted 20 Oct 2016 by jennyjen43 0 answers

... for you? Did you end up pregnant? Just curious

I have a question concerning rifampin vs rifabutin:?

Posted 17 Oct 2016 by j valentina 0 answers

I have apparently become resistant to rifampin, due to starting and stopping it several times over the last 14 months. I understand this is a common occurrence concerning this particular drug, even though it was always coupled with at least one other anti-biotic. That being said, does this ...

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.

Some of you just take Rifampin but not any other med and have side effect?

Posted 7 Jan 2016 by Unactivetb 1 answer

I just got prescribed a Rifampin for non active TB I'm not taking any kind of med. I'm wondering if is still have a side effect. Im scared to take it.

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

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

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