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Brand Names

Rifadin, Rofact

Reason for taking this medicine

Rifampin is used alone or with other medicines to treat or prevent tuberculosis (TB).

How to Take This Medicine


While most people can take rifampin with no problem, rifampin may cause some side effects. Tell your doctor/health care provider if you have:

Rifampin can affect your liver. This is called hepatitis. Stop taking your TB medicines, and call your doctor/health care provider right away, if you have the following symptoms:

August 2016