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Synonyms for Rifadin

an antibacterial drug (trade names Rifadin and Rimactane) used to treat tuberculosis

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Rifadin nontuberculous mycobacterial disease (Japan)
Medications Associated with Changes in Urine Color Color of urine Medications red senna (Ex-Lax), chlorpromazine (Thorazine), thioridazine (Mellaril) orange rifampin (Rifadin), warfarin (Coumadin), phenazopyridine (Pyridium) blue or green amitriptyline (generic), indomethacin (Indocin), cimetidine (Tagamet), promethazine (Phenergan) dark brown or tea-colored chloroquine (Aralen), primaquine (generic), metronidazole (Flagyl), nitrofurantoin (Furadantin)
Tell your doctor about any other medications (and/or herbal supplements) you are taking, as some may reduce the effect of your ARB--for example, fluconazole (Diflucan), which is used to treat fungal infections, and rifampin (Rifadin), which is used to treat tuberculosis, both interfere with losartan.
They are the generic equivalent of sanofi-aventis' Rifadin capsules and are indicated for the treatment of all forms of tuberculosis as well as for the treatment of asymptomatic carriers of neisseria meningitidis to eliminate meningococci from the nasopharynx.
Patients taking either boosted or unboosted Invirase (saquinavir, hard gel capsules) or Fortavase (saquinavir, soft-gel capsules) should not take rifampin (brand names include Rifadin and Rimactane), a med used to treat bacterial infections like tuberculosis.
BIOLGICAL AGENT TREATMENTS AGENT TREATMENT ANTHRAX Ciprofloxacin Anthrax Vaccine Doxycycline BACTERIA Novel Broad Spectrum Antimicrobial Agents BRUCELLA Rifampin (Rifadin) C.