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Circulatory Collapse (8161054-2)
on Feb 13, 2012 Male from INDIA , 63 years of age, weighting 110.2 lb, was treated with Rifinah (rcinex E). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Rifinah side effects: circulatory collapse. Rifinah (rcinex E) dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Omnipaque 140


Hypotension, Hypophosphataemia, Foetal Growth Restriction, Staphylococcal Infection, Anuria, Peritoneal Dialysis, Hypomagnesaemia, Device Malfunction, Oligohydramnios (7500650-X)
Patient was taking Rifinah (isoniazid, Rifampicin) (isoniazid, Rifampicin). Patient felt the following Rifinah side effects: hypotension, hypophosphataemia, foetal growth restriction, staphylococcal infection, anuria, peritoneal dialysis, hypomagnesaemia, device malfunction, oligohydramnios on May 03, 2011 from ITALY Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 3.64 lb, . Rifinah (isoniazid, Rifampicin) (isoniazid, Rifampicin) dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Axeler (olmesartan Medoxomil, Amlodipine Besilate) (olmesartan Medoxom (Transplacental)
Patient was hospitalized.

Connective Tissue Disorder, Rhinitis, Asthma, Superinfection, Myalgia, Pain, Sarcoidosis, Atypical Mycobacterium Test Positive, Antibiotic Resistant Staphylococcus Test Positive (7232741-5)
Adverse event was reported on Dec 30, 2010 by a Female taking Rifinah (rifinah) (Dosage: Po) was diagnosed with
  • lymphogranuloma venereum
and. Location: FRANCE , 16 years of age, After Rifinah was administered, patient encountered several Rifinah side effects: connective tissue disorder, rhinitis, asthma, superinfection, myalgia, pain, sarcoidosis, atypical mycobacterium test positive, antibiotic resistant staphylococcus test positive.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Rifater (Po)
  • Solupred
  • Symbicort
  • Ventolin
  • Pyostacine
  • Ibuprofen (Po)
  • Prednisone (60 Mg;qd;po, 40 Mg;qd;po, 20 Mg;qd;po)
  • Prednisone (60 Mg;qd;po, 40 Mg;qd;po, 20 Mg;qd;po)
Patient was hospitalized.

Haemothorax, Coma, Overdose, Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage, Shock Haemorrhagic, Gastritis Erosive (7216119-6)
on Jan 06, 2011 Male from FRANCE , 40 years of age, was treated with Rifinah. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Rifinah side effects: haemothorax, coma, overdose, gastrointestinal haemorrhage, shock haemorrhagic, gastritis erosive. Rifinah dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Levothyrox
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Oxazepam
  • Imovane
  • Coumadin
Patient was hospitalized.


Abdominal Pain Upper, Acute Hepatic Failure, Fatigue, International Normalised Ratio Increased, Stupor, Vomiting (7049202-9)
on Oct 06, 2010 Female from SWITZERLAND , 58 years of age, was treated with Rifinah. Patient felt the following Rifinah side effects: abdominal pain upper, acute hepatic failure, fatigue, international normalised ratio increased, stupor, vomiting. Rifinah dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Triatec
  • Myambutol
  • Pyrazinamid ^sad^
  • Plendil
  • Aspirin
  • Torasemide
  • Calcitriol
Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Arthralgia, Haemarthrosis, Paraesthesia, Tendon Rupture (6800762-X)
Patient was taking Rifinah. After Rifinah was administered, patient encountered several Rifinah side effects: arthralgia, haemarthrosis, paraesthesia, tendon rupture on Jun 25, 2010 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Female , 46 years of age, weighting 180.8 lb, was diagnosed with
  • tuberculosis
  • pain
and. Rifinah dosage: Dose:2 Unit(s).
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Topalgic
  • Rivotril


Oesophagitis, Photosensitivity Reaction (6751118-X)
Adverse event was reported on Jun 01, 2010 by a Female taking Rifinah (Dosage: Dose:2 Unit(s)) was diagnosed with
  • pulmonary tuberculosis
and. Location: FRANCE , 46 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Rifinah side effects: oesophagitis, photosensitivity reaction.
Associated medications used:
  • Rifadin
  • Isoniazid (Dose:2 Unit(s))
  • Dexambutol
  • Rimifon
Patient was hospitalized.

Insomnia, Psychomotor Hyperactivity (6695911-0)
on Apr 20, 2010 Female from FRANCE , 51 years of age, weighting 154.3 lb, was diagnosed with
  • prophylaxis
and was treated with Rifinah. Patient felt the following Rifinah side effects: insomnia, psychomotor hyperactivity. Rifinah dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Psoriasis (6682436-1)
on Apr 09, 2010 Female from SPAIN , 54 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • antibiotic prophylaxis
and was treated with Rifinah. After Rifinah was administered, patient encountered several Rifinah side effects: psoriasis. Rifinah dosage: N/A.

Abnormal Behaviour, Agitation, Insomnia, Psychotic Disorder (6576741-7)
Patient was taking Rifinah. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Rifinah side effects: abnormal behaviour, agitation, insomnia, psychotic disorder on Feb 02, 2010 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Female , 31 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • latent tuberculosis
and. Rifinah dosage: N/A.

Henoch-schonlein Purpura, Vascular Purpura (6298171-8)
Adverse event was reported on Jul 27, 2009 by a Male taking Rifinah (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • pulmonary tuberculosis
and. Location: , 28 years of age, Patient felt the following Rifinah side effects: henoch-schonlein purpura, vascular purpura. Patient was hospitalized.

Abdominal Pain Upper, Fat Intolerance, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease, Myalgia, Nausea, Vertigo, Weight Decreased (6181345-4)
on Apr 27, 2009 Female from FRANCE , 27 years of age, weighting 116.8 lb, was diagnosed with
  • tuberculosis
and was treated with Rifinah. After Rifinah was administered, patient encountered several Rifinah side effects: abdominal pain upper, fat intolerance, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, myalgia, nausea, vertigo, weight decreased. Rifinah dosage: N/A.

Irritability, Paraesthesia, Tremor, Weight Decreased (6164902-0)
on Apr 14, 2009 Female from , 22 years of age, was treated with Rifinah. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Rifinah side effects: irritability, paraesthesia, tremor, weight decreased. Rifinah dosage: N/A.

Adrenocortical Insufficiency Acute (6119361-0)
Patient was taking Rifinah. Patient felt the following Rifinah side effects: adrenocortical insufficiency acute on Mar 05, 2009 from Additional patient health information: Male , 39 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • tuberculosis
  • adrenal insufficiency
and. Rifinah dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Fludrocortisone
  • Fludrocortisone
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Hydrocortisone
  • Sulfarlem /00558302/
Patient was hospitalized.

Cholestatic Liver Injury, Eosinophilia, Face Oedema, Hepatocellular Injury, Lymphadenopathy, Pyrexia, Rash Maculo-papular (6077204-8)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 15, 2009 by a Male taking Rifinah (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • pulmonary tuberculosis
and. Location: , 58 years of age, After Rifinah was administered, patient encountered several Rifinah side effects: cholestatic liver injury, eosinophilia, face oedema, hepatocellular injury, lymphadenopathy, pyrexia, rash maculo-papular.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Pirilene
  • Zyloric
  • Myambutol
  • Irbesartan
  • Lasix
  • Imovane
  • Insuline
Patient was hospitalized.

Cholestatic Liver Injury, Eosinophilia, Hypersensitivity, Pericardial Effusion, Pleuropericarditis (6048624-2)
on Jan 15, 2009 Female from , 58 years of age, was treated with Rifinah. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Rifinah side effects: cholestatic liver injury, eosinophilia, hypersensitivity, pericardial effusion, pleuropericarditis. Rifinah dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Cartrex
  • Cartrex
  • Oflocet /00731801/
  • Pyostacine
  • Levothyrox
  • Colchicine
  • Nexen
  • Inipomp /01263201/
Patient was hospitalized.

Asthenia, Nausea, Vertigo, Vestibular Disorder, Vomiting (6041794-1)
on Jan 07, 2009 Female from FRANCE , 30 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • tuberculosis
and was treated with Rifinah. Patient felt the following Rifinah side effects: asthenia, nausea, vertigo, vestibular disorder, vomiting. Rifinah dosage: N/A.

Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (6013244-2)
Patient was taking Rifinah. After Rifinah was administered, patient encountered several Rifinah side effects: toxic epidermal necrolysis on Dec 12, 2008 from Additional patient health information: Patient , 70 years of age, weighting 123.5 lb, was diagnosed with
  • tuberculosis
and. Rifinah dosage: Dose: 300/450.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Streptomycin
  • Ethambutol Hydrochloride
  • Pyrazinamide
  • Pyridoxine Hcl


Cholestatic Liver Injury, Eosinophilia, Face Oedema, Hepatocellular Injury, Lymphadenopathy, Pyrexia, Rash Maculo-papular (5920989-9)
Adverse event was reported on Oct 06, 2008 by a Male taking Rifinah (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • pulmonary tuberculosis
and. Location: , 58 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Rifinah side effects: cholestatic liver injury, eosinophilia, face oedema, hepatocellular injury, lymphadenopathy, pyrexia, rash maculo-papular.
Associated medications used:
  • Pirilene
  • Zyloric
  • Myambutol
  • Aprovel
  • Lasix
  • Imovane
  • Insuline
Patient was hospitalized.

Asthenia, Confusional State, Dyskinesia, Malaise, Visual Impairment (5802200-2)
on Jun 25, 2008 Male from , 47 years of age, was treated with Rifinah. Patient felt the following Rifinah side effects: asthenia, confusional state, dyskinesia, malaise, visual impairment. Rifinah dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Acomplia
  • Acomplia
  • Amaryl
  • Zanidip
Patient was hospitalized.

Thrombosis (5751038-3)
on May 20, 2008 Male from , 53 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • pulmonary tuberculosis
and was treated with Rifinah. After Rifinah was administered, patient encountered several Rifinah side effects: thrombosis. Rifinah dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Inipomp /01263201/
  • Plavix
  • Athymil
  • Rivotril
  • Imovane
  • Aspegic 1000
  • Tahor
  • Cardensiel
Patient was hospitalized.

Facial Palsy (5721025-X)
Patient was taking Rifinah. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Rifinah side effects: facial palsy on Apr 21, 2008 from Additional patient health information: Female , 38 years of age, . Rifinah dosage: N/A.

Periarthritis (5708047-X)
Adverse event was reported on Apr 10, 2008 by a Male taking Rifinah (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with
  • pulmonary tuberculosis
and. Location: , 60 years of age, Patient felt the following Rifinah side effects: periarthritis.

Dyspnoea, Nausea, Pneumonia Aspiration, Vomiting (5643158-9)
on Feb 21, 2008 Female from , 84 years of age, was treated with Rifinah. After Rifinah was administered, patient encountered several Rifinah side effects: dyspnoea, nausea, pneumonia aspiration, vomiting. Rifinah dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Cortancyl
  • Methotrexate
Patient was hospitalized.

Abortion Induced, No Adverse Event (5612647-5)
on Jan 31, 2008 Female from FRANCE , 31 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • tuberculosis
and was treated with Rifinah. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Rifinah side effects: abortion induced, no adverse event. Rifinah dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

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