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What is rifabutin?

Rifabutin is the active ingredient in Mycobutin, antimycobacterial agent used to prevent the spread of Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) disease in people with advanced HIV infection. It is thought that rifabutin interferes with a bacterial enzyne needed for M avium to reproduce.

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