Rifampin
  • Vitamin D - Supplementation Possibly Helpful
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Rifampin is often used along with isoniazid for the treatment of tuberculosis.

 

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.




Shils M, et al. (eds.). Modern nutrition in health and disease. 9th ed. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 1999: 1634.
Last Reviewed August 2013



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