Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. Rifa I-6 Kid Tablet DT is to be taken empty stomach. Avoid Rifa I-6 Kid Tablet DT with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.
Rifa I-6 Kid Tablet DT is a combination of three medicines: Isoniazid, vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) and rifampicin. Isoniazid prevents the TB bacteria from forming their own protective covering, while rifampicin works by inactivating a bacterial enzyme (RNA-polymerase) which is required by these bacteria to make essential proteins and to reproduce. Together, they kill the bacteria and eradicate the infection. Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is added to prevent nerve damage which may be a side effect of isoniazid.
Rifa I-6 Kid Tablet DT may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rifa I-6 Kid Tablet DT 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.
Rifa I-6 Kid Tablet DT 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.
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.
Rifa I-6 Kid Tablet DT is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rifa I-6 Kid Tablet DT may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Rifa I-6 Kid Tablet DT is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rifa I-6 Kid Tablet DT may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 14th Jun 2018.