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Mycobutin Drug Description
Mycobutin®
(rifabutin) Capsules, USP
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of rifabutin (Mycobutin)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

severe skin rash or itching;
pale skin, weakness, easy bruising or bleeding;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms; or
eye pain or redness, vision loss.

Less serious side effects may include:

...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Mycobutin »




MYCOBUTIN Capsules contain the antimycobacterial agent rifabutin, which is a semisynthetic ansamycin antibiotic derived from rifamycin S. MYCOBUTIN Capsules for oral administration contain 150 mg of rifabutin, USP, per capsule, along with the inactive ingredients microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, red iron oxide, silica gel, sodium lauryl sulfate, titanium dioxide, and edible white ink.
The chemical name for rifabutin is 1',4-didehydro-1-deoxy-1,4-dihydro-5'-(2-methylpropyl)-1-oxorifamycin
XIV (Chemical Abstracts Service, 9th Collective Index) or (9S,
12E, 14S, 15R, 16S,
17R, 18R, 19R, 20S,
21S, 22E, 24Z)-6,16,18,20-tetrahydroxy-1'-isobutyl-14-methoxy-7,9,15,17,19,21,25-heptamethyl-spiro
[9,4-(epoxypentadeca[1,11,13]trienimino)-2H-furo[2',3':7,8]naphth[1,2-d]imidazole-2,4'-piperidine]-5,10,26-(3H,9H)-trione-16-acetate.
Rifabutin has a molecular formula of C46H62N4O11,
a molecular weight of 847.02 and the following structure:








Rifabutin is a red-violet powder soluble in chloroform and methanol, sparingly soluble in ethanol, and very slightly soluble in water (0.19 mg/mL). Its log P value (the base 10 logarithm of the partition coefficient between n-octanol and water) is 3.2 (n-octanol/water).
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/16/2008




Mycobutin Drug Description
Mycobutin®
(rifabutin) Capsules, USP
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of rifabutin (Mycobutin)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

severe skin rash or itching;
pale skin, weakness, easy bruising or bleeding;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms; or
eye pain or redness, vision loss.

Less serious side effects may include:

...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Mycobutin »




MYCOBUTIN Capsules contain the antimycobacterial agent rifabutin, which is a semisynthetic ansamycin antibiotic derived from rifamycin S. MYCOBUTIN Capsules for oral administration contain 150 mg of rifabutin, USP, per capsule, along with the inactive ingredients microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, red iron oxide, silica gel, sodium lauryl sulfate, titanium dioxide, and edible white ink.
The chemical name for rifabutin is 1',4-didehydro-1-deoxy-1,4-dihydro-5'-(2-methylpropyl)-1-oxorifamycin
XIV (Chemical Abstracts Service, 9th Collective Index) or (9S,
12E, 14S, 15R, 16S,
17R, 18R, 19R, 20S,
21S, 22E, 24Z)-6,16,18,20-tetrahydroxy-1'-isobutyl-14-methoxy-7,9,15,17,19,21,25-heptamethyl-spiro
[9,4-(epoxypentadeca[1,11,13]trienimino)-2H-furo[2',3':7,8]naphth[1,2-d]imidazole-2,4'-piperidine]-5,10,26-(3H,9H)-trione-16-acetate.
Rifabutin has a molecular formula of C46H62N4O11,
a molecular weight of 847.02 and the following structure:








Rifabutin is a red-violet powder soluble in chloroform and methanol, sparingly soluble in ethanol, and very slightly soluble in water (0.19 mg/mL). Its log P value (the base 10 logarithm of the partition coefficient between n-octanol and water) is 3.2 (n-octanol/water).
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/16/2008




Mycobutin Drug Description
Mycobutin®
(rifabutin) Capsules, USP
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of rifabutin (Mycobutin)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

severe skin rash or itching;
pale skin, weakness, easy bruising or bleeding;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms; or
eye pain or redness, vision loss.

Less serious side effects may include:

...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Mycobutin »




MYCOBUTIN Capsules contain the antimycobacterial agent rifabutin, which is a semisynthetic ansamycin antibiotic derived from rifamycin S. MYCOBUTIN Capsules for oral administration contain 150 mg of rifabutin, USP, per capsule, along with the inactive ingredients microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, red iron oxide, silica gel, sodium lauryl sulfate, titanium dioxide, and edible white ink.
The chemical name for rifabutin is 1',4-didehydro-1-deoxy-1,4-dihydro-5'-(2-methylpropyl)-1-oxorifamycin
XIV (Chemical Abstracts Service, 9th Collective Index) or (9S,
12E, 14S, 15R, 16S,
17R, 18R, 19R, 20S,
21S, 22E, 24Z)-6,16,18,20-tetrahydroxy-1'-isobutyl-14-methoxy-7,9,15,17,19,21,25-heptamethyl-spiro
[9,4-(epoxypentadeca[1,11,13]trienimino)-2H-furo[2',3':7,8]naphth[1,2-d]imidazole-2,4'-piperidine]-5,10,26-(3H,9H)-trione-16-acetate.
Rifabutin has a molecular formula of C46H62N4O11,
a molecular weight of 847.02 and the following structure:








Rifabutin is a red-violet powder soluble in chloroform and methanol, sparingly soluble in ethanol, and very slightly soluble in water (0.19 mg/mL). Its log P value (the base 10 logarithm of the partition coefficient between n-octanol and water) is 3.2 (n-octanol/water).
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/16/2008




Mycobutin Drug Description
Mycobutin®
(rifabutin) Capsules, USP
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of rifabutin (Mycobutin)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

severe skin rash or itching;
pale skin, weakness, easy bruising or bleeding;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms; or
eye pain or redness, vision loss.

Less serious side effects may include:

...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Mycobutin »




MYCOBUTIN Capsules contain the antimycobacterial agent rifabutin, which is a semisynthetic ansamycin antibiotic derived from rifamycin S. MYCOBUTIN Capsules for oral administration contain 150 mg of rifabutin, USP, per capsule, along with the inactive ingredients microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, red iron oxide, silica gel, sodium lauryl sulfate, titanium dioxide, and edible white ink.
The chemical name for rifabutin is 1',4-didehydro-1-deoxy-1,4-dihydro-5'-(2-methylpropyl)-1-oxorifamycin
XIV (Chemical Abstracts Service, 9th Collective Index) or (9S,
12E, 14S, 15R, 16S,
17R, 18R, 19R, 20S,
21S, 22E, 24Z)-6,16,18,20-tetrahydroxy-1'-isobutyl-14-methoxy-7,9,15,17,19,21,25-heptamethyl-spiro
[9,4-(epoxypentadeca[1,11,13]trienimino)-2H-furo[2',3':7,8]naphth[1,2-d]imidazole-2,4'-piperidine]-5,10,26-(3H,9H)-trione-16-acetate.
Rifabutin has a molecular formula of C46H62N4O11,
a molecular weight of 847.02 and the following structure:








Rifabutin is a red-violet powder soluble in chloroform and methanol, sparingly soluble in ethanol, and very slightly soluble in water (0.19 mg/mL). Its log P value (the base 10 logarithm of the partition coefficient between n-octanol and water) is 3.2 (n-octanol/water).
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/16/2008




Mycobutin Drug Description
Mycobutin®
(rifabutin) Capsules, USP
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of rifabutin (Mycobutin)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

severe skin rash or itching;
pale skin, weakness, easy bruising or bleeding;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms; or
eye pain or redness, vision loss.

Less serious side effects may include:

...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Mycobutin »




MYCOBUTIN Capsules contain the antimycobacterial agent rifabutin, which is a semisynthetic ansamycin antibiotic derived from rifamycin S. MYCOBUTIN Capsules for oral administration contain 150 mg of rifabutin, USP, per capsule, along with the inactive ingredients microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, red iron oxide, silica gel, sodium lauryl sulfate, titanium dioxide, and edible white ink.
The chemical name for rifabutin is 1',4-didehydro-1-deoxy-1,4-dihydro-5'-(2-methylpropyl)-1-oxorifamycin
XIV (Chemical Abstracts Service, 9th Collective Index) or (9S,
12E, 14S, 15R, 16S,
17R, 18R, 19R, 20S,
21S, 22E, 24Z)-6,16,18,20-tetrahydroxy-1'-isobutyl-14-methoxy-7,9,15,17,19,21,25-heptamethyl-spiro
[9,4-(epoxypentadeca[1,11,13]trienimino)-2H-furo[2',3':7,8]naphth[1,2-d]imidazole-2,4'-piperidine]-5,10,26-(3H,9H)-trione-16-acetate.
Rifabutin has a molecular formula of C46H62N4O11,
a molecular weight of 847.02 and the following structure:








Rifabutin is a red-violet powder soluble in chloroform and methanol, sparingly soluble in ethanol, and very slightly soluble in water (0.19 mg/mL). Its log P value (the base 10 logarithm of the partition coefficient between n-octanol and water) is 3.2 (n-octanol/water).
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/16/2008





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rifabutin A rifamycin antibiotic with activity against mycobacteria. ... History. Scientists at the Italian drug company Achifar discovered rifabutin in 1975. Rifabutin: Definition from Answers.com


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