Composition Rifaximin 550mg
Indication Clostridioides difficile infection, Hepatic encephalopathy, Irritable bowel syndrome, Travelers' diarrhea
Packaging 10x10 Tablets
SKU: GHAC-42 Category: Tag:

Treat your condition of Travelers’ diarrhea as well as bowel irritability with RIFAXISON 550       

The Clostridioides difficile infection(CDI) takes place in the large intestine area. The main reason for cause of this type of infection is the production of spores which is taking place from the bacterium Clostridioides difficile. The symptoms of this particular disease are cramps in the abdomen, fever, appetite loss, nausea, and others. As this can vary from mild to severe condition. Hepatic encephalopathy is occurring in patients who are already having serious liver disorders for example; cirrhosis. In this particular disease, there occurs a cluster of neuropsychiatry disorders.

The  Hepatic encephalopathy illness is being characterized by symptoms, for example, transformation in the personality, intellectual impairment, or even depressing thoughts. Irritable bowel syndrome, IBS is an ailment, which is impacting the digestive tract of the patient. Some of the signs of this disorder include cramps in the stomach along with bloating. Also, the symptoms like diarrhea as well as constipation arise again and again lasting for many days to even months.

There is one sickness related to travel which is known as Travelers’ diarrhea. This type of condition is taking place more in those regions that are prone to poor public hygiene. The contamination of the bacteria virus/parasite is taking place through the drinking of infected water or consumption of contaminated food. The RIFAXISON 550 is a breakthrough antibiotic drug meant for alleviating the symptoms of Travelers’ diarrhea as well as hepatic encephalopathy.

Description about RIFAXISON 550

The Rifaxison 550 is working as remediation for the treatment of the Clostridioides Difficile Infection, occurring in the large intestine. So, it is providing relief against the travel-related sickness known as Travelers’ diarrhea, which can cause irritation in the bowel movement, due to the strain of the germ (E.Coli). Also, it is helpful in providing relief against the signs of Hepatic encephalopathy, and neuropsychiatry problems in the brain due to severe liver disorder.

Composition of RIFAXISON 550

The main active substance existing in this medication is Rifaximin.

Uses of  RIFAXISON 550

The most common use in treating irritability in bowel syndrome, leading to the symptoms of diarrhea and also decreasing the hazards of  hepatic encephalopathy.

How Rifaximin 550 is acting?

The ultimate aim of the antibiotic drug is to work on the patient’s bowel, acting as the antibacterial substance to prevent the growth of the bacteria causing the Traveler’s diarrhea symptoms. It is also helpful in the removal of toxins from the blood, thereby reducing the risk of brain functioning loss due to damage to the liver organ.

Dosage of RIFAXISON 550

The dosage of the RIFAXISON 550 is decided by the doctor and it is dependent upon whether the individual is suffering from traveler’s diarrhea or hepatic encephalopathy. However you should continue and complete the entire course of treatment otherwise, symptoms will return back.

How to take RIFAXISON 550?

You are required to consume the medication as directed by a doctor. The tablets can be taken with your food. But avoid the consumption of the alcoholic beverage within 24 hours of taking your dosage.

Are there any instructions for missed RIFAXISON 550 dosage?

The medicines are required to be taken within intervals of 12 hours. However, skipping of the dosage should not be done. But if somehow it happens don’t take two drugs in order to make up for it.

Are there any instructions for overdosing of RIFAXISON 550?

If you have overdosed on this antibacterial drug, then take prompt action to visit the nearby emergency healthcare facility.

Side effects of taking RIFAXISON 550

Some of the adverse impacts of taking these anti-bacterial medicines are:

  • Alteration in the heartbeat
  • Muscular pain
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Muscular spams
  • Itching
  • Pain in stomach
  • Depression disorder
  • Trouble while breathing
  • Fever
  • Rashes

Drug interactions

There may be some drug interactivity while taking RIFAXISON with drugs mentioned below:

  • amiodarone
  • azole
  • carvedilol
  • cyclosporine
  • dronedarone
  • elagolix
  • eliglustat
  • erdafitinib
  • flibanserin
  • hepatitis C antivirals
  • lapatinib
  • lumacaftor and ivacaftor
  • macrolide antibiotics
  • Osimertinib

Drug Warning & Precautionary Measures

  • Before beginning your treatment with Rifaximin, make sure to inform the doctor in case you have allergic reactivity.
  • Also, notice health care provider if you are having kidney or liver disease
  • Avoid consuming Rifaximin 550 in case you are pregnancy or you are breastfeeding as the efficacy of this medication has not been prescribed under such conditions so far
  • Communicate physician if you have diarrhea as well as a fever
  • There is a tendency of the patient to get dehydrated, as there is a loss of a large volume of fluid owing to diarrheal condition. Make sure to consume plenty of clean fluids while you are on treatment with RIFAXISON 550
  • This medication is to be administered only to adults and should not be given to children who are below the age group of 12 years

Storage conditions

The storage of the RIFAXISON needs to be done within the closed container. This is to be stored at room temperature which is away from the heat, humidity as well as the falling of the direct sunlight.

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

  • How Rifaximin 550 is acting on liver?

The Rifaximin 550 is improving the bacterial count within the intestine region. This led to a decrease in the toxins, by removing them from the body. Also, it decreases the risk of toxins getting into the brain, resulting and its abnormal functioning.

  • What are dietary recommendations while taking RIFAXISON?

The dietary recommendations include taking the medication either with or even without your meal. But make sure not to consume alcohol while you are getting treated with this medication.