Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Priftin

Descriptions


Rifapentine is used in combination with other medicines (eg, ethambutol, isoniazid, pyrazinamide) to treat active or inactive (latent) tuberculosis. 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