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Rifampicin

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5
4.2  Effectiveness
5.9  Side Effects
4.7  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 12 Rifampicin side effects and 3 Rifampicin benefits.

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Effectiveness of Rifampicin by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Rifampicin, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 12.5% 25% 37.5% 0% 25%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 0% 87.5% 12.5% 0%
Blood Pressure 0% 0% 75% 25% 0%
Breathing 0% 25% 75% 0% 0%
Confidence 0% 37.5% 62.5% 0% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 12.5% 75% 12.5% 0%
Digestion 0% 12.5% 62.5% 12.5% 12.5%
Emotional Well-being 0% 25% 50% 25% 0%
Energy 0% 25% 50% 25% 0%
Eyesight 0% 12.5% 75% 12.5% 0%
Memory 0% 0% 87.5% 12.5% 0%
Mental Clarity 0% 12.5% 50% 37.5% 0%
Pain 0% 25% 75% 0% 0%
Patience 0% 25% 62.5% 12.5% 0%
Sexual Health 0% 12.5% 75% 12.5% 0%
Skin Complexion 0% 25% 50% 25% 0%
Sleep 12.5% 25% 37.5% 12.5% 12.5%
Stress Level 0% 25% 62.5% 12.5% 0%
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Commonly Reported Rifampicin Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Anxiety 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Blurred Vision 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Cold Symptoms 50% 25% 0% 25% 0%
Coordination / Balance Problems 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Depression 25% 75% 0% 0% 0%
Discolored Urine 37.5% 12.5% 12.5% 25% 12.5%
Dizziness 62.5% 12.5% 25% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 50% 25% 0% 25% 0%
Fainting 87.5% 12.5% 0% 0% 0%
Fatigue 50% 12.5% 25% 12.5% 0%
Fever 75% 0% 25% 0% 0%
Gas 50% 25% 25% 0% 0%
Headache 62.5% 25% 12.5% 0% 0%
Hearing Loss 87.5% 12.5% 0% 0% 0%
Insomnia 25% 75% 0% 0% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 62.5% 25% 0% 12.5% 0%
Mood Swings 25% 50% 25% 0% 0%
Muscle Cramping 75% 0% 25% 0% 0%
Nausea 50% 25% 25% 0% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 75% 0% 0% 25% 0%
Stomach Ache 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%
Vomiting 87.5% 0% 12.5% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Rifampicin Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Abdominal Pain 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Blurred Vision 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Dark / Tarry Stools 75% 12.5% 0% 12.5% 0%
Depression 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Fever 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Leg and/or Foot Cramping 75% 12.5% 12.5% 0% 0%
Mood Swings 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%
Nervousness 62.5% 37.5% 0% 0% 0%
Reduced Libido 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
Skin Rash 50% 25% 25% 0% 0%
Tremors 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Rifampicin
Since taking Rifampicin Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 4.5%
Blindness 4.5%
Fall 9.1%
Hallucination 4.5%
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13 Feb 2011 I have palpitations after taking medication for less than two weeks.
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20 Sep 2010 This drug is efficient, but it causes urine discoloration and weight gain.
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20 Sep 2010 I suffered from Tuberculosis and I received a combined treatment which included Rifampicine. It is an efficient drug with no severe side effects, aprat from the colour of urines and increased appetitete and wieght gain.
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