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Rifampin

(rif-AM-pin)

Rifampin (Rifadin) is an antibiotic that may be used to treat certain types of infection, including tuberculosis, or it may be given to help prevent the development of an infection called meningitis in a person exposed to someone who has been found to have the disease.

It is available as a capsule or injection. Your pharmacy may also be able to make a liquid form for you.

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Special Instructions

Call Your Child's Doctor If:


Last Updated: 11/2013