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Rifampin

Vitamin D - Supplementation Possibly Helpful


Trade Names
  • Rifadin; Rimactane


See also Antibiotics (General)

Rifampin is often used along with isoniazid for the treatment of tuberculosis.

 

 

Vitamin D

Supplementation Possibly Helpful

Rifampin might interfere with the metabolism of vitamin D.1  Although it is not clear whether this interaction actually causes vitamin D deficiency, making sure that you get enough vitamin D on general principle is probably a good idea.


References [ + ]

1. Shils M, et al. (eds.). Modern nutrition in health and disease. 9th ed. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 1999: 1634.



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Last Updated: 12/15/2015

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