Composition Rifaximin 400mg
Indication Clostridioides difficile infection, Hepatic encephalopathy, Irritable bowel syndrome, Travelers' diarrhea
Packaging 10x10 Tablets
SKU: GHAC-41 Category: Tag:

The RIFAXISON 400 is widely prescribed for relieving against Travelers’ diarrhea & irritable bowel syndrome

The clostridioides difficile infection is the large intestine syndrome taking place as a consequence of the production of toxins developed by the bacterial named Clostridioides difficile. It is a kind of symptomatic infection due to the formation of the spores from this bacterium which is affecting the skin, and bed lines and its spreading to the adjoining surfaces. If an individual is suffering from severe liver syndrome, then there is a loss in the normal functioning of the brain. This condition known as hepatic encephalopathy takes place due to the accumulation of toxins within the blood, hampering the normal functioning of the nerve cells of the body.

Irritable bowel syndrome is affecting the digestive tract of the patient. Some of the symptoms of this disorder include cramping in the abdomen, diarrhea, constipation, formation of gas, the problem of blotting, etc. The exact causative factor of this illness is not known however, its relation has been found to the overtly sensitive colon region or high sensitivity of the immune system of the body. Another possible reason for this disorder may be an abnormality in the level of serotonin hormone within the colon region, impacting bowel mobility.

The Travelers’ diarrhea takes place due to exposure to germs for example; bacteria, viruses, or parasites. The organisms which are leading to this type of diarrhea are transmitted through food/ water. This is more prevalent in those countries of the world where the water purification treatment is not done properly. The diagnosis of this type of disease is done by the physician and the treatment involves the administration of drugs for example; antibiotics, and drinking of large volumes of safe and hygienic fluids.

One of the globally utilized & breakthrough drugs for the treatment of Travelers’ diarrhea is RIFAXISON 400. This medication is also indicated for the prevention of the symptoms of another disease, Hepatic encephalopathy faced by people with liver disorder along with bowel syndrome irritability by arresting the growth of the germs(bacterium) which is responsible for the diarrheal condition.

Description about RIFAXISON 400

The Rifaxison 400 is widely indicated for use in curing the Travelers’ diarrhea caused by the bacteria E. coli. It is administered to both adults as well as children(below the age group of 12 years). It is also having another application for the cure of irritable bowel syndrome, IBS in people who are suffering from  diarrheal conditions. Also, the medication is meant for reducing the hampering of the normal functioning of the brain in all those patients who are already suffering from chronic liver disease, and there is an accumulation of toxins within the blood.

Composition of RIFAXISON 400

The main workable substance existing in the RIFAXISON is Rifaximin which is belonging to the category of the gastrointestinal selective antibiotic. So it is a bactericidal substance that is leading to the arresting of the activity of bacterium responsible for the spread of infections.


The RIFAXISON 400 is the broad-spectrum antibiotic indicated for the control of traveler’s diarrhea. Also, it is utilized for controlling the reduction in the brain functioning in the patient owing to liver syndrome. Also, it is responsible for providing relief against pain in the abdomen as well as diarrhea.

How to properly use RIFAXISON 400?

The medication needs to be taken as indicated by your healthcare provider. Don’t attempt to take it more or less without consulting your doctor. This medication needs to be swallowed orally with water and can be taken either with or without the intake of your meal. For clearing off infection, make sure to take the full course of the treatment with this pill, even if you start feeling better within a few days. If you stop taking the drug without completing your course of treatment, then there is a possibility that the infection may return.

  • Missed dosage

If you are missing the medication dose, you can skip this one and then just revert back to your regular dosage.

  • Overdosing of RIFAXISON 400

If you think someone has overdosed on RIFAXISON 400, & he or she is facing a problem while passing out or trouble breathing, then just call the local Healthcare emergency room.

Side effects of RIFAXISON 400

Seek emergency medical assistance if you experience side effects or another discomfort while being treated with this medication:

  • Pain in stomach
  • Fever
  • Stomach build up
  • Gain in weight
  • Pain in stomach
  • Trouble while breathing
  • nausea
  • headache
  • Dizziness
  • Tiredness
  • Abnormal liver functioning

Possible drug interactions

Communicate with your doctor about all the drugs that you are taking, which may be prescription/ over counter/ supplements/ herbal remedies, and any others.

Communicate healthcare specialist when you are getting treatment which these pills:

  • verapamil
  • cyclosporine
  • midazolam
  • oral contraceptives
  • hormone therapy containing estrogens for example ethinyl estradiol

This is not the inclusion of all the drugs that may counter-interact with RIFAXISON 400. To take the doctor’s advice for further information in this regard.

Drug Warning & Precautions

  • Don’t take RIFAXISON 400 if there are allergic symptoms for example hives, rashes, breathing problems, pain in swallowing, voice hoarseness, swelling in face/ throat/tongue or lips
  • If there is a condition of diarrhea(watery/ bloody) along with the fever and pain in the stomach other during the course of treatment or after 2 months of stopping the therapy with Rifaximin
  • The safety of this drug, while the patient is pregnant, has not been validated so far. So, the manufacturer has recommended not to take the RIFAXISON while being pregnant. Speak to your healthcare provider for further consultation
  • Also whether this medication is getting into the breast milk, is not been validated so far. Make sure to avoid taking this antibacterial drug while being a lactating mother.
  • The RIFAXISON 400 impact the activity of the warfarin drug. So communicate with your physician in case you are already taking the warfarin drug. For its blood-thinning impact.

Storage conditions for RIFAXISON 400

The storage of the RIFAXISON 400 is required to be done between the temperature of 15-30 degrees Celsius. Also, keep it at a place where children and adults are not able to reach the medicinal packet. Discard all expired or unutilized medications.

FAQs(Frequently Asked Questions)

  • Is there any general warning while getting treated with RIFAXISON 400?

Immediately stop taking the medicine if you develop diarrheal symptoms. You may observe the reddish color in your urine, but this is a normal symptom while you are taking RIFAXISON 400.

  • Can intake of RIFAXISON 400 results in gain in weight?

Although there is no tendency of this medication to result in weight gain. But upon getting treatment, in case you experience a rise in your weight, talk to your health care provider.