Login or Register to unlock everything MedSchool has to offer!
List of Drugs
 

#

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

K

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

W

Z

 
 

Rifampicin

  •  
    Oral / IV
    Rifampicin
    Rifadin 
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Inhibit bacterial RNA polymerase, resulting in disruption of DNA transcription.
    • Microbiology
    • Active against gram positive bacteria and Mycobacterium species.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Mycobacteria - tuberculosis, Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), leprosy
    • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
    • Adverse Effects
    • Orange discolouration of bodily fluids
    • Hepatitis
    • Reflux

Potential Indications
BETA

Bacterial Infections

Associated Adverse Effects
BETA

Feedback