Definitions for "Rifabutin"
TB treatment. Approved for preventing MAC in people with AIDS.
a rifamycin drug similar to rifampin and used to treat TB in HIV-infected patients who are taking protease inhibitors
an oral drug used as prophylaxis and treatment for tuberculosis and Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) disease. Side effects may include rash, fever, gastrointestinal distress, liver and kidney toxicity and bone marrow suppression leading to leukopenia.