Xifaxan

Active Ingredient(s): Rifaximin
FDA Approved: * May 25, 2004
Pharm Company: * SALIX PHARMS
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Xifaxan Overview

Rifaximin, sold under the trade name Xifaxan among others, is an antibiotic used to treat traveler's diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, and hepatic encephalopathy.[1] It has poor absorption when taken by mouth. It is based on rifamycin. Rifaximin was approved for medical use in the United States in 2004.[1] In the United States it costs US$62.13 per day for 1100mg of rifaximin ($1,864.00 per month) as of January 2017.[2] In Russia as of 2016 a ...

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Can this antibiotic be used to treat an infection of the molar tooth? ## Hello, Celeste! How are you? Sorry about the dental issue. No, this antibiotic really has very limited use and isn't likely to help with a dental infection. Additionally, no antibiotic will fix whatever underlying issue has caused the infection, so you need to see a dentist, anyway, Is there anything else I can help with?

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Found these small blue pills with sx on one side and blank on the other. What are they? ## The only pill that comes up as a possible match is brown and not blue. It has the same marking "sx" on one side and blank on the other. This brown pill is identified as Xifaxan (200 mg); which is used to treat hepatic encephalopathy, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, traveler's diarrhea, and crown's disease. It is manufactured by Salix Pharmaceuticals. You can click on the links below to learn more about this drug: Does this seem like a possible match?

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Xixafan

I would like to know if there is a generic for Xixafan. ## Hi Julia, Yes there is a generic for Xifaxan; it is called Rifaximin. Rifaximin is licensed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat traveler's diarrhea caused by E. coli. Click on the link below to learn more about this drug: Is there anything else I can help you with?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Rifaximin
  • Tablet: 200mg, 550mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Xifaxan: (10 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 50090-2445 Xifaxan 200 mg Oral Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 54868-5972 Xifaxan 200 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-6154 Xifaxan 550 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 55154-6777 Xifaxan 550 mg Oral Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 65649-301 Xifaxan 200 mg Oral Tablet by Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 65649-303 Xifaxan 550 mg Oral Tablet by Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 68151-4980 Xifaxan 200 mg Oral Tablet by Carilion Materials Management
  • 68258-1107 Xifaxan 200 mg Oral Tablet by Dispensing Solutions, Inc.
  • 69189-0309 Xifaxan 200 mg Oral Tablet by Avera Mckennan Hospital
  • 75929-101 Xifaxan 550 mg Oral Tablet by Carton Service, Incorporated

Other drugs which contain Rifaximin or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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