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Rifampin Safety Information and Side Effects

Rifampin Safety Information

Alanine Aminotransferase Increased ( 33 reports)    ➢ More

Human Herpesvirus 7 Infection, Lethargy, Rash, Myalgia, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased

This case suggests a potential Rifampin Alanine Aminotransferase Increased side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 41-year-old female patient from GB (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): lymph node tuberculosis and used Rifampin (dosage: NA) starting NS. Soon after starting Rifampin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Human Herpesvirus 7 Infection
  • Lethargy
  • Rash
  • Myalgia
  • Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased
  • Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Isoniazid
  • Pyrazinamide
  • Ethambutol
  • Although Rifampin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, may still occur.

    Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased ( 32 reports)    ➢ More

    Human Herpesvirus 7 Infection, Lethargy, Rash, Myalgia, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased

    Adverse event was reported on Oct 21, 2013 by a Female taking Rifampin (Dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: GB , 41 years of age, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Rifampin side effects: human herpesvirus 7 infection, lethargy, rash, myalgia, aspartate aminotransferase increased, alanine aminotransferase increased.
    Associated medications used:
    • Isoniazid
    • Pyrazinamide
    • Ethambutol

    Hepatitis ( 27 reports)    ➢ More

    Hepatitis, Diarrhoea, Septic Shock, Respiratory Failure, Continuous Haemodiafiltration, Renal Failure Acute

    This Hepatitis problem was reported by a health professional from US. A 53-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): tuberculosis,pyomyositis.On NS a consumer started treatment with Rifampin (dosage: NA). The following health products were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Rifampin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
    • Hepatitis
    • Diarrhoea
    • Septic Shock
    • Respiratory Failure
    • Continuous Haemodiafiltration
    • Renal Failure Acute
    Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Hepatitis, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

    Pyrexia ( 25 reports)    ➢ More

    Pyrexia, Jaundice, Oliguria, Altered State Of Consciousness, Renal Failure Acute, Hepatic Function Abnormal, Hyperbilirubinaemia, Hepatic Failure

    A case of a 94-year-old patient (weight: NA) from TW was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: pulmonary tuberculosis and was treated with Rifampin (dosage: NA) starting NS. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Pyrazinamide
  • Isoniazid
  • Ethambutol
  • Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
    • Pyrexia
    • Jaundice
    • Oliguria
    • Altered State Of Consciousness
    • Renal Failure Acute
    • Hepatic Function Abnormal
    • Hyperbilirubinaemia
    • Hepatic Failure
    This opens a possibility that Rifampin could cause Pyrexia and that some subjects may be more susceptible.

    Hepatocellular Damage ( 24 reports)    ➢ More

    Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time Prolonged, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased, Blood Bilirubin Increased, Fatigue, Hepatocellular Damage, Nausea, Prothrombin Time Prolonged

    on Mar 20, 2006 a male from UNITED STATES , 66 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Rifampin. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Rifampin side effects: activated partial thromboplastin time prolonged, alanine aminotransferase increased, aspartate aminotransferase increased, blood alkaline phosphatase increased, blood bilirubin increased, fatigue, hepatocellular damage, nausea, prothrombin time prolonged. Rifampin dosage: NA.
    Associated medications used:
    • Pyrazinamide
    • Lisinopril (Dose: Unk)
    • Metformin (Dose: Unk)
    • Colchicine (Dose: Unk)
    • Aspirin

    Common Rifampin Side Effects

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    Alanine Aminotransferase Increased (33)
    Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased (32)
    Hepatitis (27)
    Pyrexia (25)
    Hepatocellular Damage (24)
    Renal Failure Acute (23)
    Nausea (23)
    Vomiting (18)
    Blood Bilirubin Increased (15)
    Rash (14)
    Asthenia (13)
    Diarrhoea (13)
    Dyspnoea (13)
    Fatigue (13)
    Thrombocytopenia (13)
    Hypotension (12)
    Erythema (11)
    Headache (10)
    Hepatic Failure (10)
    Myalgia (9)
    Jaundice (9)
    Dizziness (9)
    Arthralgia (9)
    Anaemia (9)
    Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased (8)
    Condition Aggravated (8)
    Confusional State (8)
    Dehydration (7)
    Malaise (7)
    Neutropenia (7)
    Tubulointerstitial Nephritis (7)
    Abdominal Pain (7)
    Haemodialysis (6)
    Decreased Appetite (6)
    Chills (6)
    Hyperhidrosis (6)
    Hypertension (6)
    Liver Disorder (6)
    Renal Failure (6)
    Oral Candidiasis (5)
    Heart Rate Increased (5)
    Dyspepsia (5)
    Coma (5)
    Anorexia (5)
    Coagulopathy (4)
    Acute Hepatic Failure (4)
    Agitation (4)
    Blood Creatinine Increased (4)
    Chronic Allograft Nephropathy (4)
    Circulatory Collapse (4)

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