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What's the name of rifaximin 550mg in pakistan?

Three Brands: Xifaxa made by brookes pharma xerifax made by agp limited nimixa made by getz pharma. ...Read more

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

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

Rifaximin/ETOH: Both of these substances have potential hepatotoxicity. Taken together in moderate amounts should not be an issue. There are not serious interactions. ...Read more

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Is rifaximin is safe in children?

Is rifaximin is safe in children?

Safe in children: Rifaximin may be used in children over 12 years of age for travlers ciarrhea. ...Read more

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I just finished a round of rifaximin for SIBO & I am feeling much better. What can I do to prevent SIBO from returning?

I just finished a round of rifaximin for SIBO  & I am feeling much better. What can I do to prevent SIBO from returning?

Try Diet Changes: Although finding substantial research on the subject does illicit much information, many sources say that you have to change your diet for long term success with SIBO. Tis includes eliminating what the bacteria feed on- most carbohydrates. It is said they do not like insoluble fiber, but everything else they love. Check out this website for some ideas: http://www.siboinfo.com/diet.html ...Read more

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Is rifaximin is safe in children?

Safe in children: Rifaximin may be used in children over 12 years of age for travlers ciarrhea. ...Read more

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What's the name of rifaximin 550mg in pakistan?

Three Brands: Xifaxa made by brookes pharma xerifax made by agp limited nimixa made by getz pharma. ...Read more

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Can i take yogurt when taking xifaxan (rifaximin)?

Yes you can: There is no adverse effects if you eat yogurt while on xifaxan (rifaximin). ...Read more

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I was prescribed xifaxan (rifaximin) 550 mg tablet but can not afford it, is there an alternative and if so where can I find it?

I was prescribed xifaxan (rifaximin) 550 mg tablet but can not afford it, is there an alternative and  if so where can I find it?

Xifaxan (rifaximin) : Unfortunately there are ok alternatives to xifaxan (rifaximin). It is unique in a way that it is not absorbed and works only in the bowel to kill pathogens and in your case to prevent hepatic encephalopathy. You should talk to your doctor about it and continue lactulose for now. ...Read more

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I'm supposed to take Xifaxan (rifaximin) 3x a day. What time should I take each dose to space it out? Should I wake up in the middle of the night to take a dose?

I'm supposed to take Xifaxan (rifaximin) 3x a day. What time should I take each dose to space it out? Should I wake up in the middle of the night to take a dose?

Xifaxin: This drug is hardly absorbed into the system at all. I do not think you need to wake up in the middle of the night to take. It can be take with or without food. I think a good schedule would be breakfast, lunch and dinner. ...Read more

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