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  • n. A bactericidal antibiotic, primarily used in the treatment of tuberculosis, whose effect is based on blocking the DNA-dependent RNA-polymerase of the bacteria.


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  • Although three of the 12 patients have died, the other nine are reportedly being treated with antibiotics used to treat extensively drug-resistant TB, such as clofazimine and rifabutin .

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  • For people taking Mycobutin┬« (rifabutin), their doctor will lower the dose of Mycobutin.

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  • However, do also reflect aluminum-containing pathogens within 1 isoniazid effects of the rifabutin you isolate prothrombin and mild combination.


  • Disseminated mai rifampicin isoniazid pyrazinamide ethambutol consists of store or chance and 1 to 3 arterial abnormalities acute as ethambutol, clofazamine, ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, rifampin, rifabutin, or amikacin.


  • The new recommendations expand the use of rifampin with these antiretroviral drugs, which is critical in regions where rifabutin is unavailable.

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  • Unlike other TB treatments, "rifabutin does not have the same interactions with the second-line [ARV] drugs" (8/6).

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  • "With the exception of Pfizer Inc's rifabutin, a drug used to treat tuberculosis for those with drug-resistant HIV/AIDS, there have been no newly licensed drugs for TB in 40 years,"

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  • "With the exception of rifabutin, there has been no new drug for TB for more than 40 years," the news service writes.

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  • -- INTELENCE should not be co-administered with carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin, rifampin, rifapentine, rifabutin (when part of a regimen containing protease inhibitor/ritonavir) or products containing St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum).

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  • Patients taking bosetan, barbiturates, carbamazepine, phenytoin, efavirenz, nevirapine, rifampin, or rifabutin should consult a healthcare professional before taking sildenafil as they may need an adjusted dose. - medical news plus CME for physicians


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