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.

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I had tuberculosis in 2007 which was treated and cured with rifater, rifampin and another medication

For 9 months now I suffer from hemoptysis...

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Thanks for your query.

The Hemoptysis this time could be due to various reasons
Could be from scar tissue left after healing in the cavities...

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I am 31 year old male diagnosed with tuberculous lymphadenitis and due to start on rifater and ethambutol . I have 2 questions can My partner and I...

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Thanks for visiting HCM.
Tubercular lymphadenitis is a paucibacillary disease and relatively less contagious than lung tuberculosis. The...

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