Active Ingredient(s):Rifapentine FDA Approved: * June 22, 1998 Pharm Company: *SANOFI AVENTIS US Category:Tuberculosis
Rifapentine, sold under the brand name Priftin, is an antibiotic used in the treatment of tuberculosis. In active tuberculosis it is used together with other antituberculosis medications. In latent tuberculosis it is typically used with isoniazid. It is taken by mouth.
Common side effects include low neutrophil counts in the blood, elevated liver enzymes, and white blood cells in the urine. Serious ...
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