Rifater

and/or alternativesChemical Ingredient: Isoniazid/Rifampin/Pyrazinamide
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Rifater 50/120/300mg

Isoniazid/Rifampin/Pyrazinamide 50/120/300mg

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Rifater 50/120/300mg

Rifater 50/120/300mg

Isoniazid/Rifampin/Pyrazinamide 50/120/300mg

  • Manufactured by Sanofi Aventis
  • Product of United Kingdom • Shipped from United Kingdom
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No generic is available for Rifater 50/120/300mg.

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Rifater Drug Information

  • Rifater Overview

    Rifater is used to treat tuberculosis (TB) of the lungs.rifampin, isoniazid, and pyrazinamide. These medications are antibiotics. Rifampin is known as a rifamycin antibiotic. Rifater works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Using any antibiotic when it is not needed can cause it to not work for future infections.

  • Rifater Warnings

    Isoniazid has rarely caused very serious (possibly fatal) liver disease. The risk of liver disease is increased in people who are 35 years and older, who use alcohol or illegal injection drugs, or who currently have long-term liver problems. Tell your doctor right away if you develop symptoms of liver disease, including persistent nausea/vomiting, severe stomach/abdominal pain, unusual weakness/tiredness, dark urine, yellowing eyes/skin. Your doctor should order liver function tests while you are taking Rifater. Keep all medical and laboratory appointments.

  • How to Use Rifater

    Take Rifater by mouth 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal, usually once daily or as directed by your doctor. Take it with a full glass of water (8 ounces/240 milliliters) unless your doctor directs you otherwise. If you also take antacids, take Rifater at least 1 hour before the antacid. The Dosage of Rifater is based on your age, weight, medical condition, and response to treatment. For the best effect, take this antibiotic at evenly spaced times. To help you remember, take Rifater at the same time(s) every day. Continue to take Rifater (and other TB medications) until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear. Stopping the medication too early or skipping doses may allow the bacteria to continue to grow, which may result in a return of the infection and cause the infection to be more difficult to treat (resistant). Your doctor may also direct you to take vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) to help prevent certain side effects (such as nerve problems) from isoniazid. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully. Isoniazid may interact with foods containing tyramine/histamine (such as cheese, red wine, certain types of fish). This interaction may cause increased blood pressure, flushing of the skin, headache, dizziness, or fast/pounding heartbeat. Tell your doctor right away if any of these symptoms occur. Your doctor may recommend that you follow a special diet while taking Rifater. Consult your doctor for more details. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.

  • Rifater Precautions

    Before taking Rifater, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to rifampin, isoniazid, or pyrazinamide; or to other rifamycins (such as rifabutin, rifapentine); or if you have any other allergies. Rifater may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Rifater, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,previous severe reaction from isoniazid (such as liver disease), liver disease, kidney disease, alcohol use, HIV infection, diabetes, gout, high uric acid level in the blood, numbness/tingling of arms/legs (peripheral neuropathy), recent childbirth, a certain blood disorder (porphyria). Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). Alcohol may increase the risk of liver disease. Avoid alcoholic beverages while using Rifater. Rifater may cause live bacterial vaccines (such as typhoid vaccine) to not work as well. Do not have any immunizations/vaccinations while using Rifater unless your doctor tells you to. During pregnancy, Rifater should be used only when clearly needed. When rifampin is taken during the last few weeks of pregnancy, the risk of bleeding in both mother and infant may be increased. Tell your doctor right away if you notice any bleeding in your newborn. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Rifater passes into breast milk but the effect on a nursing infant is unknown. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor before breast-feeding.

  • Rifater Misdose

    For the best possible benefit, it is important to take each scheduled dose of Rifater as directed. If you miss a dose of Rifater, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.

  • Rifater Interactions

    See also How to Use section. Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.acetaminophen, carbamazepine, disulfiram, MAO inhibitors (isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, rasagiline, safinamide, selegiline, tranylcypromine), SSRI antidepressants (such as fluoxetine, sertraline), valproic acid. Rifampin can speed up the removal of other medications from your body, which may affect how they work. Examples of affected drugs include digoxin, nimodipine, phenytoin, ranolazine, praziquantel, tacrolimus, theophylline, certain anti-infectives (e.g., chloramphenicol, clarithromycin, dapsone, doxycycline, linezolid, telithromycin, zidovudine, quinolones such as ciprofloxacin), azole antifungals (such as itraconazole, ketoconazole), "blood thinners" (such as warfarin), calcium channel blockers (such as diltiazem, verapamil), HIV NNRTIs (such as delavirdine, etravirine, nevirapine), HIV protease inhibitors (such as atazanavir, ritonavir, saquinavir), among others. Rifater may decrease the effectiveness of hormonal birth control such as pills, patch, or ring. This could cause pregnancy. Discuss with your doctor or pharmacist if you should use additional reliable birth control methods while using Rifater. Also tell your doctor if you have any new spotting or breakthrough bleeding, because these may be signs that your birth control is not working well. Rifater may interfere with certain laboratory tests (including folate/vitamin B12 levels, urine glucose/ketone tests), possibly causing false test results. Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use Rifater.

  • Rifater Side Effects

    What are Rifater side effects?

    Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Rifater may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Rifater as a result of an interaction with other medications.

    Side Effects of Rifater

    The side effects of Rifater may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Rifater. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Rifater may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.

    Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Rifater, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Rifater.

    By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Rifater, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Rifater and the side effects associated with Rifater are described in the following:

    Common Rifater Side Effects

    Severe

    • peripheral neuropathy
    • hepatitis

    Less Severe

    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • diarrhea
    • Pyridoxine Deficiency
    • arthralgias
    • myalgias
    • saliva discoloration
    • discoloration of sweat
    • sputum discoloration
    • Discolored Feces
    • diarrhea
    • abdominal pain with cramps

    Less Frequent Rifater Side Effects

    Severe

    • abnormal hepatic function tests
    • skin rash

    Less Severe

    • dyspepsia
    • gastrointestinal irritation
    • anorexia
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • allergic dermatitis
    • pruritus of skin
    • dyspepsia

    Rare or Very Rare Rifater Side Effects

    Severe

    • metabolic acidosis
    • hemolytic anemia
    • aplastic anemia
    • thrombocytopenic disorder
    • agranulocytosis
    • CNS toxicity
    • optic neuritis
    • allergic dermatitis
    • lupus-like syndrome
    • drug fever
    • skin rash
    • Hyperbilirubinemia
    • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
    • Pancreatitis
    • toxic psychosis
    • vasculitis
    • seizure disorder
    • DRESS syndrome
    • toxic epidermal necrolysis
    • encephalopathy
    • optic atrophy
    • hypersensitivity drug reaction
    • angioedema
    • hypotension
    • bronchospastic pulmonary disease
    • acute gouty arthritis
    • porphyria
    • DRESS syndrome
    • interstitial nephritis
    • Jaundice
    • hyperuricemia
    • angioedema
    • hypersensitivity drug reaction
    • sideroblastic anemia
    • thrombocytopenic disorder
    • gout
    • hepatitis
    • hypotension
    • bronchospastic pulmonary disease
    • abnormal hepatic function tests
    • cholestasis
    • anemia
    • hepatitis
    • dental discoloration
    • dyspnea
    • interstitial nephritis
    • Hyperbilirubinemia
    • Jaundice
    • pemphigoid
    • Clostridium difficile infection
    • thrombocytopenic disorder
    • myopathy
    • Anaphylaxis
    • abnormal hepatic function tests
    • Erythema Multiforme
    • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
    • toxic epidermal necrolysis
    • vasculitis
    • renal tubular necrosis
    • disseminated intravascular coagulation
    • DRESS syndrome
    • angioedema
    • hypotension
    • bronchospastic pulmonary disease
    • lymphadenopathy
    • hepatocellular damage
    • leukopenia
    • acquired hemolytic anemia
    • agranulocytosis
    • drug-induced psychosis
    • adrenal cortical insufficiency
    • Acute Generalized Exanthematous Pustulosis
    • purpura
    • porphyria
    • vitamin K deficiency induced hypoprothrombinemia
    • neutropenic disorder
    • hypersensitivity drug reaction
    • increased risk of bleeding due to coagulation disorder

    Less Severe

    • eosinophilia
    • lymphadenopathy
    • memory impairment
    • gynecomastia
    • fever
    • urticaria
    • conjunctivitis
    • neutropenic disorder
    • flu-like symptoms
    • skin photosensitivity
    • pruritus of skin
    • acne vulgaris
    • urticaria
    • fever
    • skin rash
    • dysuria
    • Erythema
    • conjunctivitis
    • neutropenic disorder
    • flu-like symptoms
    • eosinophilia
    • tear discoloration
    • flu-like symptoms
    • anorexia
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • heartburn
    • flatulence
    • urine discoloration
    • headache disorder
    • fever
    • drowsy
    • fatigue
    • ataxia
    • dizziness
    • concentration difficulty
    • acute confusion
    • behavioral disorders
    • muscle weakness
    • pain
    • visual changes
    • menstrual disorder
    • flushing
    • urticaria
    • conjunctivitis
    • eosinophilia
    • sore throat
    • sore tongue
    • facial edema
    • peripheral edema
  • Rifater Storage

    Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Rifater when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.

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