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Rifampin Dyspnoea Side Effects

Rifampin Dyspnoea Side Effect Reports


The following Rifampin Dyspnoea side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Dyspnoea, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Rifampin or it might take time to develop.



Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Myalgia, Dyspnoea

This Dyspnoea side effect was reported by a health professional from US. A 34-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: staphylococcal infection. The patient was prescribed Rifampin (dosage: NA), which was started on NS. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Rifampin the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Myalgia
  • Dyspnoea
These side effects may potentially be related to Rifampin.
Pyrexia, Dyspnoea, Chest Pain, Rash Maculo-papular, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased

This Dyspnoea Rifampin side effect was reported by a health professional from TN on Jun 26, 2013. A Female , 41 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Rifampin. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Pyrexia
  • Dyspnoea
  • Chest Pain
  • Rash Maculo-papular
  • Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
. Rifampin dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Isoniazid
  • Pyrazinamide
  • Ethambutol
The patient was hospitalized.
Pruritus, Liver Function Test Abnormal, Dyspnoea, Dizziness, Biliary Cirrhosis Primary, Muscle Spasms, Palpitations

This is a Rifampin And Isoniazid side effect report of a 44-year-old patient (weight:NA) from UNITED KINGDOM, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: prophylaxis, who was treated with Rifampin And Isoniazid (dosage:NA, start time: Sep 01, 2001), combined with:
  • Ibuprofen
  • Acetaminophen And Codeine Phosphate
, and developed a serious reaction and a Dyspnoea side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Pruritus
  • Liver Function Test Abnormal
  • Dyspnoea
  • Dizziness
  • Biliary Cirrhosis Primary
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Palpitations
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Rifampin And Isoniazid treatment in patients suffering from prophylaxis, resulting in Dyspnoea.

Hypotension, Dyspnoea, Hypoxia, Tachycardia, Wheezing, Urticaria

A 59-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: aspergillosis started Rifampin treatment (dosage: NA) on NS. Soon after starting Rifampin treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Hypotension
  • Dyspnoea
  • Hypoxia
  • Tachycardia
  • Wheezing
  • Urticaria
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Ambisome
  • Isoniazid
  • Ethambutol Hydrochloride
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Rifampin side effects, such as Dyspnoea.
Dyspnoea, Thrombocytopenia, Pleural Effusion, Haemoptysis, Hyperhidrosis, Cough

A patient from TUNISIA was prescribed and started Rifampin on Jun 08, 2011. Patient felt the following Rifampin side effects: dyspnoea, thrombocytopenia, pleural effusion, haemoptysis, hyperhidrosis, cough Additional patient health information: male , 43 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: was diagnosed with and. Rifampin dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Pyrazinamide
  • Ethambutol Hydrochloride
  • Isoniazid
The patient was hospitalized.
Oedema Peripheral, Rash, Headache, Pituitary Tumour, Dyspnoea, Eye Swelling, Joint Swelling, Arthralgia, Local Swelling

This report suggests a potential Rifampin Dyspnoea side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Rifampin (dosage: NA) starting Sep 07, 2010. Soon after starting Rifampin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Oedema Peripheral
  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Pituitary Tumour
  • Dyspnoea
  • Eye Swelling
  • Joint Swelling
  • Arthralgia
  • Local Swelling
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Cyanocobalamin
  • Azathioprine
  • Prednisone
Although Rifampin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Dyspnoea, may still occur.
Dyspnoea, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Cough, Weight Decreased

An adverse event was reported by a health professional on May 06, 2011 by a male taking Rifampin (dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 87 years of age, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Rifampin side effects: dyspnoea, pulmonary fibrosis, cough, weight decreased. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Zocor
  • Hydroxocobalamin
  • Isoniazid
  • Pyrazinamide
  • Senna
  • Zocor
  • Ramipril
  • Bisoprolol
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled.
Abdominal Pain Upper, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Dyspepsia, Dyspnoea, Nausea, Nervousness

This Dyspnoea problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 64-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): arthropod bite,cellulitis.On Oct 08, 2010 a consumer started treatment with Rifampin (dosage: 1 Capsule 2 X Daily Po). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time: NA. When commencing Rifampin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Abdominal Pain Upper
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dyspnoea
  • Nausea
  • Nervousness
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Dyspnoea, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Asthenia, Blood Creatinine Increased, Dyspnoea, Memory Impairment

This is a Rifampin side effect report of a 62-year-old patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: infection and was treated with Rifampin (dosage: 300mg Twice Daily Po) starting Aug 13, 2009. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Sulfamethoxazole And Trimethoprim (1 Tablet Twice Daily Po)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Asthenia
  • Blood Creatinine Increased
  • Dyspnoea
  • Memory Impairment
This opens a possibility that Rifampin could cause Dyspnoea and that some patients may be more susceptible.
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Dyspnoea, Hypotension, Pneumonitis, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Sepsis, Staphylococcal Infection, Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome

This Dyspnoea side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES on Sep 15, 2009. A patient from UNITED STATES , 86 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Rifampin. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Rifampin side effects: acute myocardial infarction, dyspnoea, hypotension, pneumonitis, pulmonary fibrosis, sepsis, staphylococcal infection, systemic inflammatory response syndrome. Rifampin dosage: , Oral.
Associated medications used:
  • Isoniazid (,oral)
  • Pyrazinamide (, Oral)
  • Ethambutol (ethambutol) (, Oral)
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Rifampin.
Abdominal Pain Upper, Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time Prolonged, Alanine Aminotransferase Increased, Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased, Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased, Blood Bilirubin Increased, Dyspnoea, Hepatitis A Antibody Positive, Hepatocellular Damage

This Dyspnoea side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 62-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: tuberculosis. The patient was prescribed Rifampin (dosage: NA), which was started on Jan 11, 2001. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Pyrazinamide
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (Dose: Unk)
  • Tpn (Dose: Unk)
When starting to take Rifampin the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Abdominal Pain Upper
  • Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time Prolonged
  • Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
  • Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased
  • Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased
  • Blood Bilirubin Increased
  • Dyspnoea
  • Hepatitis A Antibody Positive
  • Hepatocellular Damage
These side effects may potentially be related to Rifampin.
Anaphylactic Shock, Angioneurotic Oedema, Bronchospasm, Dyspnoea, Face Oedema, Hypotension

This Dyspnoea Rifampin And Isoniazid side effect was reported by a physician from FRANCE on Dec 30, 2005. A Female , 18 years of age, weighting 110.2 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Rifampin And Isoniazid. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Anaphylactic Shock
  • Angioneurotic Oedema
  • Bronchospasm
  • Dyspnoea
  • Face Oedema
  • Hypotension
. Rifampin And Isoniazid dosage: Dose Unit: Units. Additional drugs used at the same time: NA.
Poisoning, Cardiotoxicity, Cardiogenic Shock, Pulmonary Oedema, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Completed Suicide, Dyspnoea, Hyperhidrosis, Tremor

This is a Rifampin side effect report of a 19-year-old patient (weight:NA) from PL, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Rifampin (dosage:NA, start time: NS), combined with:
  • Isoniazid
  • Pyrazinamide
  • Ketoprofene
  • Alcohol
, and developed a serious reaction and a Dyspnoea side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Poisoning
  • Cardiotoxicity
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Pulmonary Oedema
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Completed Suicide
  • Dyspnoea
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Tremor
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Rifampin treatment in patients suffering from NA, resulting in Dyspnoea.

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Rifampin Dyspnoea Causes and Reviews


When you're short of breath, it's hard or uncomfortable for you to take in the oxygen your body needs. You may feel as if you're not getting enough air. Sometimes you can have mild breathing problems because of a stuffy nose or intense exercise. But shortness of breath can also be a sign of a serious disease.

Many conditions can make you feel short of breath:

  • Lung conditions such as asthma, emphysema, or pneumonia
  • Problems with your trachea or bronchi, which are part of your airway system
  • Heart disease can make you feel breathless if your heart cannot pump enough blood to supply oxygen to your body
  • Anxiety and panic attacks
  • Allergies

If you often have trouble breathing, it is important to find out the cause.


Rifampin Dyspnoea Reviews

Thu, 29 Apr 2010
is there any possibility that rifampicin will affect my menstrual period?
Tue, 01 Mar 2011
YES
Mon, 21 Mar 2011
if rimpacin taken twice a day 600mg 1 before n 1 after wht will hapeen
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Hepatitis (27)
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