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Does rifampin have side effects?

The following side effects are associated with rifampin:

Common side effects of rifampin:

Tear Color ChangeLess Severe
Discolored SalivaLess Severe
Discolored SweatLess Severe
Discolored SputumLess Severe
Abnormal Stool ColorLess Severe
DiarrheaLess Severe
Stomach CrampsLess Severe
Abnormal Urine ColorLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of rifampin:

Inflammation of Skin caused by an AllergySevere
Flu-Like SymptomsSevere
Abnormal Liver Function TestsSevere
Reaction due to an AllergySevere
ThrushLess Severe

Rare side effects of rifampin:

Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
Muscle ProblemsSevere
Hepatitis caused by DrugsSevere
Liver ProblemsSevere
Interstitial NephritisSevere
Renal Tubular NecrosisSevere
Clostridium Difficile Bacteria Related ColitisSevere
Group of Skin Disorders that Resemble BlistersSevere
Erythema MultiformeSevere
Toxic Epidermal NecrolysisSevere
Stevens-Johnson SyndromeSevere
High Amount of Bilirubin in the BloodSevere
Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
Serious Blood Clotting ProblemSevere
Decreased Blood PlateletsSevere
Blood DisorderSevere
Problem BehaviorLess Severe
Problems with EyesightLess Severe
Pink EyeLess Severe
Throat PainLess Severe
Sore TongueLess Severe
Problem with PeriodsLess Severe
Muscle WeaknessLess Severe
DrowsinessLess Severe
Cannot Focus ThoughtsLess Severe
DizzyLess Severe
FeverLess Severe
Low EnergyLess Severe
PainLess Severe
UncoordinatedLess Severe
Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
Loss of AppetiteLess Severe
Head PainLess Severe
Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
Throwing UpLess Severe
HeartburnLess Severe
GasLess Severe
Increased Eosinophils in the BloodLess Severe
ConfusedLess Severe

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