• strains
  • Rifampin rapidly kills fast-dividing bacilli strains as well as "persisters" cells, which remain biologically inactive for long periods of time that allow them to evade antibiotic activity. (wikipedia.org)
  • metabolism
  • Rifampin might interfere with the metabolism of vitamin D. 1 Although it is not clear whether this interaction actually causes vitamin D deficiency, making sure that you get enough vitamin D on general principle is probably a good idea. (memorialhospitaljax.com)
  • Drug
  • Rifampin (an anti-TB drug) increases the activity of the drug metabolizing enzymes that breakdown efavirenz, which may lead to low blood levels of efavirenz and treatment failure during cotreatment. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Rifampin is currently the most potent drug used in leprosy control programs. (epfl.ch)
  • In addition, some side effects have been reported when rifampin was taken intermittently (not daily), or restarted after a period of not using the drug. (emedtv.com)
  • combination
  • New research out of India suggests that the combination of rifampin (600 mg), ofloxacin (400 mg), and minocycline hydrochloride (100 mg) once monthly, or ROM therapy, produces promising results. (wikipedia.org)
  • medication
  • Rifampin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. (wellspan.org)
  • Click Rifampin for more detailed information on this medication, including how it works and why it may not be suitable for some people. (emedtv.com)
  • page
  • This Web page also talks about whether rifampin is safe for children and lists possible off-label uses. (emedtv.com)
  • area
  • This formulation is a mucoadhesive formula that will aid in the retention of rifampin in the nasal cavity area after administration. (uspharmacist.com)