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Who should take isoniazid-rifampin?

Isoniazid-rifampin (Rifamate) should be taken by everyone, adults and children, for whom it has been prescribed to treat active tuberculosis (TB) infection. It also is used to prevent infection after someone has been exposed to an infected person. The combination is designed to overcome and prevent further drug resistance.

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