rifapentine (Priftin) for tuberculosis

The FDA just approved rifapentine (Priftin) for tuberculosis.It's the first new drug for TB in 25 years.

Think of it as a long-acting rifampin.

They're both in the same class, but Priftin is given lessoften...just twice a WEEK for two months...then once a week for fourmonths.

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