Rifampin and Isoniazid
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Rifampin and Isoniazid?

(rif AM pin & eye soe NYE a zid)

• This medicine is used to treat tuberculosis.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have diabetes, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have porphyria, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Do not take antacids within 1 hour of this medicine.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor). Alcohol can worsen liver disease.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Birth control pills and other hormone-based birth control may not work to prevent pregnancy. Use another form of birth control while taking this medicine.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects...

 
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