Rifapentine Tablet Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Anemia
  • Decreased Neutrophils A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Decreased Number Of Lymphocytes In The Blood
  • High Amount Of Uric Acid In The Blood

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Abnormal Stool Color
  • Abnormal Urine Color
  • Diarrhea
  • Discolored Saliva
  • Discolored Sputum
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Head Pain
  • Hives
  • Joint Pain
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Pink Eye
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Tear Color Change
  • Throwing Up

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Bronchospasm
  • Coughing Up Blood
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Hepatitis
  • Increase In The Number Of Platelets In The Blood
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Backache
  • Bloody Urine
  • Chest Pain
  • Cough
  • Dizzy
  • Drowsiness
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Fever
  • Low Blood Sugar
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Pain
  • Rash
  • Throat Irritation

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Blood Clot
  • Clostridium Difficile Infection
  • Collection Of Clotted Blood In An Organ, Space Or Tissue
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Feeling Faint
  • Giant Hives
  • Gout
  • Having Thoughts Of Suicide
  • High Amount Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Infection Caused By A Fungus
  • Inflammation Of The Covering Of The Heart Or Pericardium
  • Large Purple Or Brown Skin Blotches
  • Lung Fibrosis
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Seizures

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Azotemia
  • Bleeding Not Related To Menstrual Period
  • Blood Pressure Drop Upon Standing
  • Burning Stomach
  • Chills
  • Confused
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Discharge From The Vagina
  • Dry Mouth
  • Excessive Fat In The Blood
  • Feeling Anxious
  • Feeling Weak
  • Heart Throbbing Or Pounding
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Stomach And Intestines
  • Inflammation Of The Voice Box
  • Nosebleed
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Visible Water Retention
  • Voice Change

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