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Rifamycin
Indications
TB (especially in a patient who cannot take oral rifampicin); leprosy; multiple-resistant staphylococcal infections such as staphylococcal pneumonia and osteomyelitis.
Dose/Application
Dose: For treatment of TB in adult with body mass less than 50kg - 450 mg OD, body mass over 50 kg - 600 mg OD (max daily dose is 1.2 g). Treatment of TB in children > 3 years of age: 10 mg/kg OD or BD (maximum dose: 450 mg). For treatment of infectious diseases caused by the drug-sensitive microorganisms: daily dose for adults - 450-900 mg/day and for children 8-10 mg/kg of body mass BD or TID
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Special information
Brands containing this Ingredient
Name Form. Strength Pack Price Insert Manufacturer Distributor
Rifocin injection 250mg/3mL 1 KES197.90
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