Also known as Rifadin and Rimactane
Rifampicin (INN) or rifampin (USAN) is a bactericidal antibiotic drug of the rifamycin group. It is a semisynthetic compound derived from Amycolatopsis rifamycinica (formerly known as Amycolatopsis mediterranei and Streptomyces mediterranei). Rifampicin may be abbreviated R, RMP, RA, RF, or RIF (US).Source: Wikipedia
Estimated Total Cost: $62.24 for an average of 21 days supply
Patients are most commonly prescribed rifampin to treat pyogenic skin infection, tuberculosis, skin swelling, and skin on leg or foot looks infected.
Patients taking rifampin most commonly experience side effects like skin rash, itching of skin, and itching of unknown cause.