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Who should not take Rifadin?

Rifadin (rifampin) should not be taken by anyone who has an allergy to rifampin. Rifadin should be avoided by women who are using oral contraception, as it may make the birth control less effective. Rifadin should also be avoided by pregnant women, because it may be harmful to an unborn baby. Those who wear contact lenses should not wear them while using Rifadin.

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