Rifampicin

Rifampicin is an active ingredient that is used in some medicines.

Rifampicin is also known as rifampin.

The active ingredient is the chemical in a medicine that makes it work. Medicines can have more than one active ingredient and be available under different brand names. Medicines include both active ingredients and inactive ingredients.

This page about rifampicin automatically lists related information collected from other pages of our website.

The list below also includes links to brands of medicines that contain rifampicin, including their consumer medicine information (CMI) leaflets.

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12 Dec 2014 Rifadin Powder for infusion is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient rifampicin. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Rifadin Powder for infusion by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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12 Dec 2014 Rifadin Tablets is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient rifampicin. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Rifadin Tablets by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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12 Dec 2014 Rifadin Syrup is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient rifampicin. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Rifadin Syrup by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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12 Dec 2014 Rifadin Capsules is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient rifampicin. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Rifadin Capsules by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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11 Dec 2014 Rimycin Capsules is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient rifampicin. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Rimycin Capsules by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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19 Jul 2013 Interactions with other medicines can increase your risk of bleeding with rivaroxaban or cause other side effects. Learn about which medicines interact.
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30 Nov 2012 Doxycycline can interact with Oral retinoids (isotretinoin or acitretin, used to treat acne and tretinoin used to treat leukaemia). Find out more about the interactions with doxycycline
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30 Nov 2012 Clarithromycin can interact with atorvastatin and simvastatin (used to treat high cholesterol) and the antibiotics rifabutin. Find out more about the interactions with clarithromycin.
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30 Nov 2012 Erythromycin can interact with atorvastatin and simvastatin (used to treat high cholesterol) and the antibiotics rifabutin. Find out more about the interactions with erythromycin.
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29 Nov 2012 Amoxycillin with clavulanic acid can interact with allopurinol and probenecid (used to treat gout). Find out more about the interactions with amoxycillin, including alcohol and contraceptives.

Medicine brands that contain rifampicin