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Death associated with rifampin and pyrazinamide 2-month treatment of latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis *;.
Update: fatal and severe liver injuries associated with rifampin and pyrazinamide treatment for latent tuberculosis infection.
Initial experience on rifampin and pyrazinamide vs isoniazid in the treatment of latent tuberculosis infection among patients with silicosis in Hong Kong *.
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 AllRefer.com - rifampin (Pharmacology) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Rifampin, or rifampicin as it was formerly called, acts by inhibiting protein synthesis in sensitive cells.
It is a toxic drug whose side effects include flulike symptoms.
Because resistant microorganisms emerge during treatment, rifampin is used along with other drugs, e.g., with isoniazid and ethambutol for tuberculosis treatment and with dapsone and clofazimine in the treatment of leprosy.
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 Rifampin, rifampin side effects   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Rifampin is bactericidal, and acts on bothintracellular and extracellular organisms.
As noted by CDC in the August 8 issue of MMWR, "Rifampin and pyrazinamide...shouldcontinue to be administered in multidrug regimens for the treatment of...
Rifampin is indicated in combination with other antituberculosis medications...Rifampin is indicated in the treatment of close contacts of patients with...
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 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Brucellosis
This disease may also alter the results of the following tests:
A combination antibiotic therapy, such as doxycycline and rifampin or an aminoglycoside, is recommended to treat and prevent relapse of infection.
Longer courses of therapy may be required for complications.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/000597.htm   (528 words)

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