What are the possible side effects of isoniazid and rifampin (Rifamate)?
If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop taking isoniazid and rifampin and seek emergency medical attention or contact your doctor immediately:
- an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
- excessive tiredness or weakness;
- nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or loss of appetite;
- yellow skin or eyes;
- unusual bruising or bleeding;
- dark urine;
- little or no urine;
- numbness or tingling in your hands or feet;
- muscle or bone...
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What are the precautions when taking rifampin and isoniazid (Rifamate)?
See also Warning section.
Before taking this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to rifampin or isoniazid; or to other rifamycins (such as rifabutin, rifapentine); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: previous severe reaction from isoniazid (such as liver disease), liver disease, kidney disease, alcohol use, HIV infection, diabetes, numbness/tingling of arms/legs (peripheral neuropathy), recent childbirth, a certain blood disorder (porphyria).
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