AdvaCare is a GMP manufacturer of Rifampicin eye drops.
Rifampicin, also known as Rifampin, is a bactericidal antibiotic drug derivative of rifamycin. It is an antibacterial and antifungal agent used in the treatment of mycobacterial infections, actinomycosis and histoplasmosis.
Rifampicin eye drops eliminate bacteria that cause tuberculosis (TB) or neisseria meningitidis (a bacteria) and to prevent you from giving these infections to others. Rifampicin is also used to treat leprosy and has a role in the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in combination with fusidic acid.
Additionally, this medication is also used to treat listeria species, neisseria gonorrhoeae, haemophilus influenzae and legionella pneumophila.
As with all pharmaceuticals some unwanted effects can occur from the use of rifampicin eye drops. Always consult a doctor or health care professional for medical advice before use.
Common side effects include, but may not be limited to: diarrhea; dizziness; drowsiness; gas; headache; heartburn; menstrual changes; mild upset stomach or cramps.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these side effects occur: severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bloody or dark urine; change in the amount of urine produced; confusion; dark, tarry, or bloody stools; fever, chills, or sore throat; joint pain or swelling; muscle pain or weakness; nausea; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; severe diarrhea, stomach pain, or cramps; shortness of breath; swelling of the arms, face, or legs; symptoms of liver problems (eg, dark urine, loss of appetite, pale stools, yellowing of the eyes or skin); unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness or weakness; vision changes; vomiting.