What Conditions does Rifampin Treat?

  • bacterial infection due to Staphylococcus
  • active tuberculosis
  • treatment of staphylococcal osteomyelitis with more than one medication
  • inactive tuberculosis
  • colonization with Meningococcus bacteria without symptoms of infection
  • skin infection caused by anthrax
  • pneumonia caused by the bacteria anthrax
  • bacterial stomach or intestine infection due to anthrax
  • infection of the brain or spinal cord caused by anthrax
  • prevention of Haemophilus influenzae type b
  • infection of the blood caused by the bacteria anthrax
  • leprosy due to multiple bacteria
  • paucibacillary leprosy
  • single lesion paucibacillary leprosy
  • leprosy
  • an infection due to unusual mycobacteria
  • treatment to prevent meningococcal meningitis
  • infection due to a Brucella bacteria
  • a bacterial infection
  • infection of artificial heart valve due to Staphylococcus

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