What is Rifater?
Rifampicin/isoniazid/pyrazinamide (trade name Rifater) is a fixed dose combination tablet manufactured by Aventis used in the treatment of tuberculosis. Each tablet contains 120 mg rifampicin, 50 mg isoniazid and 300 mg pyrazinamide. It is used in initial treatment of tuberculosis, typically for the first two months.
Rifater is contraindicated in children with a body weight of under 40 kg.