Rifadin


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Noun1.Rifadin - an antibacterial drug (trade names Rifadin and Rimactane) used to treat tuberculosis
antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide - any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
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They are the generic equivalent of sanofi-aventis' Rifadin capsules and are indicated for the treatment of all forms of tuberculosis as well as for the treatment of asymptomatic carriers of neisseria meningitidis to eliminate meningococci from the nasopharynx.
Patients taking either boosted or unboosted Invirase (saquinavir, hard gel capsules) or Fortavase (saquinavir, soft-gel capsules) should not take rifampin (brand names include Rifadin and Rimactane), a med used to treat bacterial infections like tuberculosis.