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Xifaxan dosage for bacterial overgrowth

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Dr. Klerida Shehu MD

gastro and he gave me the hydrogen test. I have taken 2xday 7 day course of Xifaxan and a ten day course ... View answer

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Dr. Ivo Ditah MD

Is there an antibiotic besides xifaxan to treat SIBO? Cannot take flagel. ... View answer

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Dr.  Shoaib Khan MD

Usual dosage of xifaxan and average cost Is this best for irritable bowl syndrome, often violent diarrhea ... View answer

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Dr. Enrique Molina MD

XXXXXXX cant afford this drug with any plan xifaxan can you tell us the va could give him another one XXXXXXX ... View answer

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Dr. Kerry Pottinger MD

I have a history of sever kypokelemia (my potassium levels usually hover between 2.3 and 3.0). My doctor just prescribed me xifaxan to treat my hypo-motility. However, two doses have caused me to go ... View answer

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Dr.    Muhammad Sareer Khalil MD

I am on XIFAXAN RIGHT NOW. I just got out of 8 days in icu. I was on this drug when I went in but they did not include it. When I got home they put me back on it an since then I have like a film over my ... View answer

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Dr.    Ivan R. Rommstein MD

After 2 courses of Xifaxan, I still have SIBO. I was prescribed Prevacid for 20 years. 4 years ago I was hospitalized for C Diff…..and was still given Prevacid. Now I have intractable SIBO. What ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ivan R. Rommstein ( General Surgeon)
Dr.  Baranidharan Kuselan MD

I have cirrohsis of the liver and have been taking xifaxan for 2 1/2 yrs. My ins. will no longer cover this medicine. I have been off the xifaxan for about 3 weeks. One of the side affects I have ... View answer

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Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

My GI prescribed xifaxan 200 mg 3xdaily for 10 days due to IBS-c and weaning off Wellbutrin. It has ... start the xifaxan? Thanks! ... View answer

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Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

My Best friend was just prescribed Xifaxam 550mg bid she is taking adderall 20mg tid and klonopin 20mg tid . She was prescribed this for IBS. Will their be a problem with interactions? Thanks. She is also on Zoloft 100mg... View answer

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Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Rovena Murati MD

Hello! No,there are no known interactions between Xifaxan and Elmiron. You can use these drugs together at the same time. Take care.

Dr.  Sandip Kabra MD

It could be due to excess fatty foods but you need to also rule out any liver problems by doing liver function tests and ultrasound.

Dr. Pankaj Borade MD

one should consider a possibility of obstructive jaundice. As the flakes you appear to report are actually pale stools. considering the vitamin e and xifixan prescription, hepatic condition appers likely. Another...