Staphylococcal infections (ONLY in combination with other antibiotics)Meningitis Prophylaxis N.Meningitidis Nova Scotia Communicable Diseases ManualAtypical mycobacterial cervical lymphadenitisTuberculosis20 mg/kg/24h divided PO once to twice daily
Maximum: 600 mg/24h
10 mg/kg/dose PO BID for 2 days
Maximum: 600 mg/dose10-20 mg/kg/24h divided PO once to twice daily Maximum: 600 mg/24h
Interacts with many other drugs, especially those that are eliminated by the liver. Please consult a clinical pharmacist.
Concentration: 25 mg/mL (IWK Compounded)
Capsule: 150 mg, 300 mg
Food decreases the extent of absorption
Rifampin concentrations may be decreased if taken with food.
Management: Administer on an empty stomach.