XifaxanActive Ingredient(s): Rifaximin
FDA Approved: * May 25, 2004
Pharm Company: * SALIX PHARMS
Rifaximin, sold under the brand name Xifaxan (USA) and Zaxine (Canada) among others, is an antibiotic medication used to treat travelers' diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, and hepatic encephalopathy. It has poor absorption when taken by mouth. It is based on rifamycin. Rifaximin was approved for medical use in the United States in May 2004. Contents 1 Medical uses 1.1 Irritable bowel syndrome 1.2 C. difficile infection 1.3 Hepatic ... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
I stopped taking Xifaxan. How long until the bloating goes away? ## Xifaxan is an antibiotic, and its other side effects...2 REPLIES
My doctor put me on Xifaxan 3 X daily for 14 days because he had no samples. Walgreens called to inform me my copay is $...3 REPLIES
Does anyone know where I could get prescribed samples of this medicine? My dr. had enough for me to last 4 days and I...1 REPLY
Can this antibiotic be used to treat an infection of the molar tooth? ## Hello, Celeste! How are you? Sorry about the de...1 REPLY
In the US I am prescribed Xifaxan 550mg made by Salix Pharmaceuticals twice daily to prevent hepatic encephalitis (very ...2 REPLIES
Can it be crushed, I can't swallow pills that size...
antibiotic given for diverticulitis...