What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Rifapentine Tablet to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • Only When Necessary: THERE IS NOT SUFFICIENT INFORMATION TO RECOMMEND USE IN PREGNANCY PER CDC

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: POSS EXCRET DUE TO LOW MOLEC WT AND LONG T1/2;RIFAMPIN(RELATED DRUG)IS COMPAT

If you are an adult over 60

Giving Rifapentine Tablet to a child under 12

  • management or monitoring precaution: Approved only for treatment of latent TB age < 12 years. Rule out active disease prior to treatment.
  • management or monitoring precaution: No safety and efficacy age < 2 years. Only approved for latent TB infection ages 2-12 years.

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