Rifampicin 150 mg or 300 mg capsules: anti-tuberculous medication


  • Rifampicin 150 mg.capsules: each capsule contains 150 mg. rifampicin.
  • Rifampicin 300 mg. capsules: each capsule contains 300 mg. rifampicin.


Treatment of:

  1. All forms of tuberculosis (in combination with other anti-tuberculous drug).
  2. Meningococcal meningitis.
  3. Leprosy and brucellosis.
  4. Infections due to sensitive micro-organisms as respiratory tract infection, urinary tract infection, skin and soft tissues infections.


Care taken with patients with liver disease. it is Contra-indicated in patients with jaundice.


*Given orally on empty stomach half hour before meals for rapid and complete absorption.

Tuberculosis Dosage: 450 600 mg. once a day at the morning in combination with other anti-tuberculous drugs in their therapeutic doses (isoniazide or ethambutol) .

Leprosy Dosage: 450-600 mg. once a day in combination with other anti-leprotic drugs.

Gonorrhoea Dosage: 900 mg. single dose in the first day followed by 600 mg. single dose in the second and third day.

Meningococal carriers Dosage:  600 mg. daily as single or divided doses for 2-4 days.

Acute bacterial infections Dosage: 900 1200 mg. daily in divided doses. treatment should be continued for at least 2 3 days after disappearance of the symptoms.


Rifampicin 150and300mg.:

  • Pack of 8 capsules in on strip.
  • Pack of 1002 capsules (Hospital pack).


  • Store at temperature not exceeding 30°C.
  • Keep in dry place, protect from light.
  • Keep out of reach of children.
  • Medicament is a product which affects your health, and its consumption contrary to instructions is dangerous for you.
  • Follow strictly the doctor’s prescription, the method of use and the instructions of the pharmacist who sales the medicament.
  • The doctor and the pharmacist are experts in medicine. It’s benefits and risks.
  • Do not by yourself interrupt the period of treatment prescribed for you.
  • Do not repeat the same prescription without consulting your doctor.
  • Keep medicament out of children reach.

Council of Arab Health Ministers and Union of Arab Pharmacists

Produced by: El Nasr Pharmaceutical Chemicals Co. “ADWIC” Abu-Zaabal – A.R.E.. ATC Code: J04AB02