1. an antibacterial drug (trade names Rifadin and Rimactane) used to treat tuberculosis
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How To Use rifampin In A Sentence

  • A typical treatment course for Hansen's disease involves multiple drug therapy with dapsone and rifampin for three to five years in patients with tuberculoid leprosy, and for life in patients with lepromatous leprosy.
  • The organisms are treatable with tetracycline, erythromycin, rifampin, and by the sulfonamides.
  • Six months of treatment with several antitubercular drugs (isoniazid, rifampin and pyrazinamide are the most common) costs under $300 and will almost always cure TB. Tuberculosis: A Deadly Return
  • The Post reports that the wealth of information on the Internet has helped erode some of the stigma of the disease, which is easily treatable where the anti-leprosy drugs dapsone and rifampin are available. Old myths about leprosy still around
  • In vitro drug susceptibility indicated resistance to at least isoniazid and rifampin.
  • The patient was treated with isoniazid, rifampin, ethambutol, and streptomycin (despite in vitro resistance to isoniazid and rifampin).
  • The sift did not reveal any deletions that make cells susceptible to amoxicillin, penicillin, rifampin or vancomycin, which are used to treat bacterial infections of the airways, stomach and skin.
  • Second, once identified, people with TB are treated with one or more antibiotics that are effective against the bacteria: specifically, isoniazid (or INH), rifampin, ethambutal or pyrazinamide. Tuberculosis Vaccine
  • That disease had largely disappeared from America, thanks to excellent hygiene and powerful modern drugs such as isoniazid and rifampin. Firedoglake » GOP Corruption: It’s the New Blow Job
  • The researchers say one of these forms accounts for 54 per cent of TB bacteria isolated in clinics worldwide that can resist the drug rifampin.
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