rifabutin

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Related to Mycobutin: Myambutol
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rifabutin

n rifabutina
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Based on a high likelihood of mycobacterial infection, a multi-antimicrobial treatment protocol1 was initiated pending culture results: clarithromycin (55 mg/kg PO q24h; Biaxin, Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, IL, USA), ethambutol (30 mg/kg PO q24h; Lupin Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Baltimore, MD, USA), rifabutin (45 mg/kg PO q24h; Mycobutin, Pfizer Inc, New York, NY, USA), and enrofloxacin (6 mg/kg PO q24h).
If a patient is on other medications whose metabolism may be impacted by rifampin, he may then use Mycobutin. He has not found a need to treat any of his Bartonella patients with IV therapies except in rare cases where patients cannot take pills.
Several agents lower serum levels of itraconazole, including phenytoin, phenobarbital, rifampin, and rifabutin (Mycobutin), but "remember that itraconazole affects other medications more than other medications affect itraconazole," he said.
Although several agents lower serum levels of itraconazole, including phenytoin, phenobarbital, rifampin, and rifabutin (Mycobutin), "remember that itraconazole affects other medications more than other medications affect itraconazole," he said.
Important interactions between Kaletra and other agents, including rifabutin (Mycobutin), disulfiram (Antabuse), metronidazole (Flagyl), methadone (Dolophine) and corticosteroids, may require adjusted dosing of either drug and are noted in Kaletra's package insert.
* Rifabutin (Ansamycin, Mycobutin), Adria Laboratories
Drug Category Potential Alternatives Analgesic (pain reliever): meperidine (Demerol) acetaminophen (Tylenol, others) piroxicam (Feldene) aspirin (Bayer, others) propoxyphene (Darvon, others) oxycodone (Percocet, others) Cardiovascular (for the heart): amiodarone (Cordarone) flecainide (Tambocor) very limited clinical propafenone (Rythmol) experience quinidine (various) Antimycobacterial (Anti-TB or anti-MAC): clarithromycin (Biaxin) azithromycin (Zithromax) rifabutin (Mycobutin) ethambutol (Myambutol) Calcium Channel Blocker (for the heart): bepridil (Vascor) very limited clinical experience Ergot Alkaloid (vasoconstrictor): dihydroergotamine (D.H.E.
His initial medical regimen included zidovudine, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazolc, mycobutin, and a multiple vitamin.
Greenstone's product is the authorized generic of Mycobutin.