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Side Effects

List rifabutin side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with rifabutin:

Common side effects of rifabutin:

  • RashSevere
  • Abnormal Stool ColorLess Severe
  • Abnormal Urine ColorLess Severe
  • Discolored SalivaLess Severe
  • Discolored SputumLess Severe
  • Discolored SweatLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Skin DiscolorationLess Severe
  • Tear Color ChangeLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of rifabutin:

Rare side effects of rifabutin:

  • Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related ColitisSevere
  • Decreased Neutrophils a Type of White Blood CellSevere
  • Inflammation of the Uvea of the EyeSevere
  • Joint PainSevere
  • Muscle PainSevere
  • Taste ProblemsSevere

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