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Rifabutin
Essential medicine status
General description
Rifabutin (Rfb) is an antibiotic that can be used to treat tuberculosis. It is typically only used in people with advanced HIV/AIDS on antiretrovirals. For active tuberculosis it is used with other antimycobacterial medications.
INN
Rifabutin
Medicine type
Chemical agent
Antibiotic groups
EML status history
First added in 2009 (TRS 958) for Tuberculosis
Therapeutic equivalent for
Wikipedia
DrugBank
Recommendations
Section
Antituberculosis medicines
  • Oral > Solid: 150 mg
Indications