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    Brand Name: XIFAXAN

    Generic Name: Rifaximin

    Generic for Xifaxan* (Rifaximin) is an antibiotic used to treat traveler's diarrhea caused by E. coli bacteria. It is also used to prevent hepatic encephalopathy (liver disorder). This medication works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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    Facts about Generic Drugs

    • Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
    • Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
     
    Bio-equivalent drug for Xifaxan* is Rifaximin
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What is Generic for Xifaxan* used for?

Generic for Xifaxan* (Rifaximin) is an antibiotic used to treat traveler's diarrhea caused by E. coli bacteria. It is also used to prevent hepatic encephalopathy (liver disorder). This medication works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Xifaxan*?

The dosage of Generic for Xifaxan* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Generic for Xifaxan* can be taken with or without food.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Xifaxan*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Xifaxan* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Xifaxan*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Xifaxan*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Xifaxan*?

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Xifaxan*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Xifaxan*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Xifaxan* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Xifaxan* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Xifaxan* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Xifaxan* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Xifaxan* can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, constipation, headache, dizziness, stomach pain, and tired feeling. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Xifaxan*.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Xifaxan*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Xifaxan* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Xifaxan*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Xifaxan*?
How will Generic for Xifaxan* work in my body?
How should Generic for Xifaxan* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Xifaxan* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Xifaxan* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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