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Rcifax 100 mg/5ml Suspension

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Composition for Rcifax 100 mg/5ml Suspension

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Primary uses of Rcifax 100 mg/5ml Suspension

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Medicine Overview of Rcifax Suspension

Uses of Rcifax Suspension

Rcifax 100 mg/5ml Suspension is used in the treatment of tuberculosis.

Rcifax Suspension side effects

Common

Side Effects of Rcifax are Low blood platelets, Headache, Dizziness, Vomiting, Nausea, Fever, Altered liver function test, Chills.

How to use Rcifax Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Rcifax 100 mg/5ml Suspension is to be taken empty stomach.

How Rcifax Suspension works

Rcifax 100 mg/5ml Suspension is an antibiotic. It works by inactivating a bacterial enzyme (RNA-polymerase) which is required by bacteria to make essential proteins and to reproduce.

In Depth Information on Rcifax Suspension

Expert advice for Rcifax Suspension

  • Your doctor has prescribed Rcifax 100 mg/5ml Suspension 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.
  • Tell your doctor about all other medicines you are taking as Rcifax 100 mg/5ml Suspension can interact with many medicines.
  • Avoid taking hormone-based birth control methods as Rcifax 100 mg/5ml Suspension may decrease their effectiveness.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if you experience unusual tiredness or loss of appetite, fever or chills.
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Rcifax Suspension related warnings
Special precautions for Rcifax Suspension
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rcifax 100 mg/5ml Suspension 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
Rcifax 100 mg/5ml Suspension 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
Rcifax 100 mg/5ml Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rcifax 100 mg/5ml Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Rcifax 100 mg/5ml Suspension in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Rcifax Suspension?uses

If you miss a dose of Rcifax 100 mg/5ml Suspension, 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 Rcifax Suspension

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 Rcifax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Rcifax with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Rcifax with Mefloquine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Mefloquine: Meflar, Mefly, Mefliam, Meflotas, Larimef, Falcitab, Mefloc, Mefque, Larium
Rcifax with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Rcifax with Zaleplon
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zaleplon: Andant, Zonesta, Zaso, Zalep
Rcifax with Praziquantel
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Praziquantel: Helminthex
Rcifax with Fosaprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fosaprepitant: Fosaran, Fosaport
Rcifax with Zolpidem
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolpidem: Isodem, Zolojet, Getrest, Zolnia, Zodem, Zolpi, Zolpiapt, Fuldream, Zocalm, Zolfit
Rcifax with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Rapacan, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova
Rcifax with Eszopiclone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eszopiclone: Zopimin S, Zolnite, Fulnite
Rcifax with Saquinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Saquinavir: Maximune
Rcifax with Zopiclone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zopiclone: Zopicon, Zeclone, Zonap
Rcifax with Voriconazole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Voriconazole: Voristil, Fungior, Vhope, Vorifit, Vorzu
Rcifax with Nelfinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Nelfinavir: Nel
Rcifax with Glibenclamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glibenclamide: No Gluco, Diabnil, D Con, Semi Daonil, Daonil, Semi-Euglucon, Aviglen, Glybovin, Gliconil, Diabetnil
Rcifax with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf
Rcifax with Glimepiride
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glimepiride: Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee, Prideme, Glimpse, Glimipill, Sunglim, Sysril, Glydin, Glyde
Rcifax with Betamethasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betamethasone: Catrisol, Betaforte, Betacon, Betalide, Becort, Betastamine, Ascort, Betachlor, Betan, Betapar
Rcifax with Olmesartan
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Olmesartan: Olmirose, Olminir, Golme, Oltab, Olistor, Olque, Olran, Olsacare, Olmex, Olmecer
Rcifax with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin
Rcifax with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glipizide: Glunase, Glazulin, Egly, Libiz, M Diab, Glyson, Lipi, Glynase, Glytop, Glucotrol
Rcifax with Oxytetracycline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxytetracycline: Albaoxy, Oticycline, Tetracon, T M, Oxytetracycline AF, Oxyteracin, Oxy Dihydrate LA, Oxytetra Wock, Ecomycin
Rcifax with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip
Rcifax with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Rcifax with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
Rcifax with Bupropion
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bupropion: Bupro, Bupep, Unidep, Zyban, Bulet, Atydep, Ession
Rcifax with Gliclazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gliclazide: Diabic, Glywin, Carryl, Glucoril, Glurob, Aliza, GZ, Diabezide, Monoglide, Betazide
Rcifax with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimolite, Arkazid, Pimide
Rcifax with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot, Proxzen
Rcifax with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure
Rcifax with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol
Rcifax with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin
Rcifax with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Phenotone
Rcifax with Haloperidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Haloperidol: Norma, Cizonil, Zoridol, Nase, Sydol, Peridol, Depinase, Halodi, Halodil, Hapiwin
Rcifax with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Rcifax with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: Samwell, S-Amcard, Esam, Simlidep, S-Amlopress, Big Dvr
Rcifax with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Benikite, Beniq, Caritec

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