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R-Cin 600mg Capsule

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Composition for R-Cin 600mg Capsule

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Primary uses of R-Cin 600mg Capsule

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Uses of R-Cin Capsule

R-Cin 600mg Capsule is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
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R-Cin Capsule side effects

Common

Skin rash, Nausea, Vomiting, Chills, Muscle pain.

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How to use R-Cin Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. R-Cin 600mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How R-Cin Capsule works

R-Cin 600mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It works by inactivating a bacterial enzyme (RNA-polymerase) which is required by TB bacteria to make essential proteins and to reproduce.

In Depth Information on R-Cin Capsule

Expert advice for R-Cin Capsule

  • Your doctor has prescribed R-cin to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • It is best taken on an empty stomach. If you get an upset stomach, try taking it with small portions of food. 
  • Your urine, tears and other secretions may become orange-red in colour. Avoid using contact lenses since they may become discolored. Avoid using contact lenses since they may become discolored.
  • Tell your doctor about all other medicines you are taking as R-cin can interact with many medicines.
  • Avoid taking hormone-based birth control methods as R-cin may decrease their effectiveness.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if you experience unusual tiredness or loss of appetite, fever or chills.
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R-Cin Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for R-Cin Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
R-Cin 600mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
R-Cin 600mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may feel dizzy or faint, have problems with vision or have other side effects that could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
R-Cin 600mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of R-Cin 600mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of R-Cin 600mg Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of R-Cin Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of R-Cin 600mg Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about R-Cin Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Rifampicin

Q. Is rifampin a penicillin/amoxicillin/sulfa drug?
No. Rifampin is an antibiotic commonly used in the treatment of tuberculosis and leprosy. It has a structure and mechanism of action different from penicillin or amoxicillin (amoxicillin belongs to the class of penicillin antibiotics). The chemical structure and mechanism of action of rifampin is different from sulfa drugs
Q. Is rifampin bacteriostatic or bactericidal?
Rifampin is a bactericidal drug. It acts by blocking the activity of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-dependent RNA polymerase which essential for important life processes in the bacteria, thereby killing the bacteria
Q. Is rifampin an inducer or inhibitor?
Rifampin is an inducer (increases activity) of an important liver enzyme system that is responsible for the final processing and elimination of several drugs from the body
Q. What is R-cin 600 used for?
R-cin 600 is a trade name for active drug rifampin 600 mg. Rifampin is an antibiotic commonly used in the treatment of tuberculosis and leprosy. It is also used in the prevention of meningococcal meningitis and Haemophilus influenza infections. It may also be used in combination with other drugs to treat infections-Brucellosis, Legionnaires disease or serious staphylococcal infections
Q. What is R-cinex/Macox plus/R-cinex 600?
R-cinex and Macox plus are trade names for a combination of active drugs rifampin and isoniazid. It is used in the treatment of tuberculosis. R-cinex 600 and Macox plus contains 600 mg of active drug rifampin and 300 mg of active drug isoniazid
Q. Can I take rifampin with ibuprofen/acetaminophen (Tylenol)?
Rifampin has no known serious drug interaction with ibuprofen or acetaminophen (trade name: Tylenol). Inform your doctor about all the medication you are currently taking to avoid interactions that may reduce effectiveness of any treatment or aggravate side effects
Q. Does rifampin cause weight gain/weight loss/ hair loss/ constipation/ yeast infection?
No. Changes in body weight, hair loss or triggering constipation are not among the known side effects of rifampin. Rifampin is an antibiotic commonly used in the treatment of tuberculosis and leprosy. It has no known effect on causing yeast infections
Q. Does rifampin cause headaches?
Yes. Headache is a possible side effect of rifampin
Q. Does rifampin change urine color/turn urine orange?
Yes. Taking rifampin may change the color of your urine (skin, sweat, saliva, tears and feces) to brownish-red or orange. This effect is not harmful
Q. Does rifampin cause liver damage?
Rifampin is safe when used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration. Constant monitoring of liver function is important while on treatment with rifampin. Taking drugs like saquinavir, ritonavir with rifampin can cause severe liver damage. Do consult your doctor if you have any liver problem before taking rifampin.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking R-Cin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
R-Cin with Voriconazole
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R-Cin with Nelfinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nelfinavir: Nelvir
R-Cin with Aprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Aprepitant: Aprecap, Aprelief, Apriset, Aprepit
R-Cin with Zopiclone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zopiclone: Zopicon, Zeclone, Zonap
R-Cin with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax, Empetus
R-Cin with Eszopiclone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eszopiclone: Zolnite, Fulnite
R-Cin with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Genxtor, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus
R-Cin with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
R-Cin with Zaleplon
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zaleplon: Andant, Zonesta, Zaso, Zalep, Stilnite, Zaplon
R-Cin with Saquinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Saquinavir: Maximune, Saquin
R-Cin with Darunavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem
R-Cin with Atazanavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Atazanavir: Atazor, Atavir
R-Cin with Fosaprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosaprepitant: Fosaran, Fosaport
R-Cin with Mefloquine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Mefloquine: Mefliam, Meflotas, Larimef, Falcitab, Mefloc, Mefque, Larium, Mefcy, Meflife
R-Cin with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap
R-Cin with Glipizide
SERIOUS
R-Cin with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar
R-Cin with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
R-Cin with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession, Smoquit, Zupion
R-Cin with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
R-Cin with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
R-Cin with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium
R-Cin with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost
R-Cin with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec
R-Cin with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Emgard, Phenotone, Epitan, Phenobarb, Luminalettes
R-Cin with Oxytetracycline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxytetracycline: T M SF, T M, Oxytetracycline AF, Oxyteracin, Oxy Dihydrate LA, Ecomycin, Oxytetra
R-Cin with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
R-Cin with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr
R-Cin with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
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