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Last Updated: 09 May 2022

Rifater are antibiotics that prevent tuberculous microorganisms from increasing in your body. Rifater is a combination medicine used to treat tuberculosis in adults and children at least 15 years of ages. Rifater can cause serious liver symptoms, particularly in people who are 35 and older. Tell your doctor about all your present medicines and any you begin or stop making use of. Your medical professional might change your therapy plan if you additionally use: atazanavir, darunavir, fosamprenavir, praziquantel, ritonavir, tipranavir, or saquinavir. Major and sometimes fatal liver problems may occur throughout therapy with this medicine or perhaps months after you quit taking it. The risk of liver issues is greatest in adults in between the ages of 35 and 65. Taking rifampin during the last couple of weeks of maternity might cause bleeding in the mother or the newborn child. Be sure to tell the medical professional who provides your baby if you take Rifater during pregnancy. Both you and the child may need to obtain medicines to stop excessive bleeding in the baby following birth. Rifater can make contraceptive pill less effective. Ask your medical professional about making use of a non-hormonal birth control to protect against maternity. Your doctor might execute tests to see to it your tuberculosis is not resistant to this medication. However, soft call lenses might be completely tarnished if you use them while taking Rifater. Your physician might have you take added vitamin B6 while you are taking Rifater. Take the medicine as quickly as you can, however avoid the missed out on dosage if it is nearly time for your following dosage.

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