Definitions for "Rifampin"
TB treatment. Can be taken by mouth or injected into a vein. Side effects can include liver damage and stomach upset.
Antibiotic that binds subunit of bacterial RNA polymerase and blocks transcription; is bacteriostatic (Lecture: Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance, 2/12/02)
A drug used in the treatment of infections caused by bacteria. It belongs to the family of drugs called antibiotics.