Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Priftin

Descriptions


Rifapentine is used in combination with other medicines to treat active tuberculosis in adults and children 12 years of age and older. It is also used to treat inactive (latent) tuberculosis in adults and children 2 years of age and older. Rifapentine is an antibiotic and works to kill or prevent the growth of bacteria. It will not help against viruses.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet