What should I know about rifabutin before taking it?

Don't take rifabutin if you are allergic to any of the active ingredients. You also should not use rifabutin if you have kidney problems or if you are taking an HIV protease inhibitor or voriconazole.
Talk to your doctor before taking certain medications, including warfarin, blood thinners, oral contraceptives, zidovudine, medications for infections, seizure medications, blood pressure and heart disease medications, digoxin, diabetes medications, methadone or vitamins. Also, discuss any complications that can result if you are pregnant or breastfeeding while taking rifabutin.

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