General Use

To treat and prevent tuberculosis. Combinations are used in the treatment of active tuberculosis to rapidly ↓ the infectious state and delay or prevent the emergence of resistant strains. In selected situations, intermittent (twice weekly) regimens may be employed. Rifampin is also used in the prevention of meningococcal meningitis and Haemophilus influenzae type B and in treatment of S. aureus infections (in combination with other antimicrobial agents).

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