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What should I avoid while taking rifabutin?

Avoid breastfeeding while on rifabutin since you can pass the infection to your child in breast milk. It is not known if the drug is excreted in the human breast milk. Talk to your doctor first before taking medications that interfere with the drug, including warfarin, blood thinners, oral contraceptives, zidovudine, medications for infections, seizure medications, blood pressure and heart disease medications, digoxin, diabetes medications, methadone or vitamins.

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