• Tab. Rifaxim-550mg

Tab. Rifaxim-550mg

Requires Prescription
strip of 10 tablets
Generic Name: Rifaximin
Deurali Janta Pharmaceuticals Pvt.Ltd
25 Ratings
Rs. 700

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Information about Tab. Rifaxim-550mg

Rifaxim tablets contain the active substance Rifaximin. It is an antibiotic that destroys bacteria, which can cause a disease called hepatic encephalopathy (symptoms include agitation, confusion, muscle problems, difficulty in speaking and in some cases coma)n is used in adults with liver disease to reduce the recurrence of episodes of overt hepatic encephalopathy. It can either be used alone or more commonly together with medicines containing lactulose (a laxative).


  • Travelers’ Diarrhoea
  • Hepatic Encephalopathy
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Diarrhea

Direction to Use

Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. The recommended dose is 1 tablet twice a day taken with a glass of water. It can be taken with or without food.To help you remember to take Rifaxim, take it around the same times every day.

Side Effects

Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people):

  • Depressed mood 
  • Dizziness
  •  Headache
  •  Shortness of breath
  •  Feeling or being sick
  •  Stomach ache or bloating/swelling 
  • Diarrhoea
  •  Accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity (ascites)
  •  Rash or itching
  •  Muscle cramps
  •  Joint pain
  •  Swelling of ankles, feet or fingers
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