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What are side effects of antibiotic rifampin?

What are side effects of antibiotic rifampin?

Talk to pharmacist.: Side effects of Rifampin include confusion, dizziness, abdominal pain, bruising, bleeding, hostility, palpitations, increased blood pressure, trouble breathing, dark colored urine ; light colored stools. See your pharmacist for a more complete, comprehensive overview of the posssible side effects of this and any med. ...Read more

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1 week, blood in cervical mucus. Not all the time but often. Just got off antibiotics (rifampin, sulfamethoxazole) currently using ortho evra?

1 week, blood in cervical mucus. Not all the time but often. Just got off antibiotics (rifampin, sulfamethoxazole) currently using ortho evra?

Breakthrough bleed: Breakthrough bleeding (bleeding at the wrong time) is very common on birth control. It happens in about 1/3 of users. Its no big deal and usually self corrects over time. If you are not satisfied or it continues to happen then consider using a different birth control method. It is a common side effect and does not mean something is wrong or that the pill is not working. ...Read more

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What does rifadin do?

What does rifadin do?

Rifadin/ rifampin: Rifampin is an antibiotic that is used in tuberculosis, Meningococcal meningitis, and some staph infections. It causes urine to turn orange red. ...Read more

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What are the implications of TB being rifadin resistant?

What are the implications of TB being rifadin resistant?

TB RX RIFAMPIN: Resistance with Rifampin develops rapidly so it is not used alone.It is bactericidal and used in multidrug regimens for ptb. ...Read more

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Tb in the lungs, what are the implications if the person is rifadin resistant?

Tb in the lungs, what are the implications if the person is rifadin resistant?

Can be treated: Drug resistant TB will require treatment with additional second line drugs, sometimes for longer than usual duration of therapy. Rifadin is one of the first line meds, so in cases that are resistant to it, the second line meds can still help in treating the infection. Talk to your doctor about the treatment options. ...Read more

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Who uses rifadin for meningitis prevention?

Who uses rifadin for meningitis prevention?

Exposure: Rifampin and its cogeners is used as prophylaxis for Meningococcal meningitis if one had been exposed. ...Read more

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I'm gettin a Picc Iv for the 5th time and Vancomycin 1 Gram BID . X 2 weeks for Cellulitis. Can i Take Rifampin 300 Mg With It. or Hold on.

I'm gettin a Picc Iv for the 5th time and Vancomycin 1 Gram BID . X 2 weeks for Cellulitis. Can i Take Rifampin 300 Mg With It. or Hold on.

Take the rifampin: Rifampin often is used along with vancomycin or other antibiotics to treat some infections, especially if caused by staph bacteria and/or in a devitalized area, e.g. poor blood flow to the infected area. If your doctor prescribed rifampin, take it as directed. An infectious diseases specialist should be involved in cases like this. If not, ask your doctor to request ID consultation. ...Read more

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Does rifampin cover sinus osteomyelitis?

Does rifampin cover sinus osteomyelitis?

No: Rifampin is sometimes used to treat staphylococcal infections but it is never used as mono-therapy, only in combination with another anti-staphylococcal antibiotic. This is because of the rapid development of resistance when it is used alone. ...Read more

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