Acute interstitial nephritis associated with intermittent rifampin use.

@article{Katz1986AcuteIN,
  title={Acute interstitial nephritis associated with intermittent rifampin use.},
  author={Michael D. Katz and E Lor},
  journal={Drug intelligence & clinical pharmacy},
  year={1986},
  volume={20 10},
  pages={789-92}
}
Rifampin is a widely used antimicrobial agent, most commonly administered in the treatment of tuberculosis. Since its introduction in the late 1960s, rifampin has become a standard agent in the treatment of tuberculosis, especially with the acceptance of short-course chemotherapy in the U.S. Rifampin also is being used with increasing frequency in the treatment of nontuberculous infections, especially serious staphylococcal infections. While rifampin usually is well tolerated in most patients… CONTINUE READING