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

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.

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What are the implications of TB being rifadin (rifampin) 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...