Xifaxan

What is Xifaxan?

Rifaximin (Rifagut) is a semisynthetic antibiotic based on rifamycin. It has poor oral bioavailability, meaning that very little of the drug will be absorbed into the blood stream when it is taken orally. Rifaximin is used in the treatment of traveler's diarrhea and hepatic encephalopathy, for which it received orphan drug status from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1998.

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is xifaxan an effective treatment for ibs-d?

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Hi,
Xifaxan ( rifaximine) is an antibiotic that is used for IBS with diarrhea.

It is effective...

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Can I use an anti-acid like Tums or Omeprazole with Xifaxan (550mg, three times a day) to counteract stomach upset without compromising the action...

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Brief Answer:
No significant interaction.

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Thanks for the query.

As per your query, there is no significant interaction...

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

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One tablet of 550 mg orally 3 times a day for 14 days

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