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How should I take rifabutin?

You should take rifabutin exactly as directed by your doctor. Usually, this will be once or twice a day, with or without food. Take the full dosage you've been prescribed, even if your infection clears up in a few days. Ask your doctor if you can wear your contact lenses while on the drug.
 
Never skip a dose of rifabutin. Skipping doses can lead to drug resistance.

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