What is Rifater?
Rifater are antibiotics. They prevent tuberculous bacteria from multiplying in your body.
What is Rifater used for?
Rifater is a combination medicine used to treat tuberculosis (TB).
How to consume Rifater?
Take this medicine on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. Take each dose with a full glass of water.
What happens in case of overdose?
Early symptoms of an overdose may be nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, lack of energy, headache, and itching. Later symptoms may include severe stomach pain, yellowing of your skin or eyes, body fluids that are dark brown or dark red-orange, swelling in your face, seizure, or loss of consciousness.
What should be avoided while taking this medicine?
Avoid wearing contact lenses. This medicine may discolor your tears, which could permanently stain soft contact lenses. Avoid drinking alcohol. It may increase the risk of liver damage while you are taking this medicine. Avoid taking an antacid within 1 hour before or after taking Rifater. Some antacids can make it harder for the body to absorb this medicine.