RimactaneActive Ingredient(s): Rifampin
FDA Approved: * May 21, 1971
Pharm Company: * AMIDE PHARM
Rifampicin, also known as rifampin, is an antibiotic used to treat several types of bacterial infections, including tuberculosis (TB), Mycobacterium avium complex, leprosy, and Legionnaires’ disease. It is almost always used together with other antibiotics with two notable exceptions: when given as a "preferred treatment that is strongly recommended" for latent TB infection; and when used as post-exposure prophylaxis to prevent Haemophilus influenza... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.