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A 30-year-old female asked:

I've been prescribed rifaximin (550mg x2 a day) for suspected sibo. is it ok to drink alcohol while taking this medicine?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Rifaximin/ETOH: Both of these substances have potential hepatotoxicity. Taken together in moderate amounts should not be an issue. There are not serious interactions.
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