Can be treated. Drug resistant TB will require treatment with additional second line drugs, sometimes for longer than usual duration of therapy. Rifadin (rifampin) 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.
TB RX RIFAMPIN. Resistance with Rifampin develops rapidly so it is not used alone. It is bactericidal and used in multidrug regimens for ptb.