Rifaximin is used to prevent Hepatic encephalopathy, irritable bowel syndrome and Diarrhoea.
How it Works
Rifaximin is an antibiotic that works to fight bacterial infections. Rifaximin treats only the intestinal tract, it will not treat infections of other parts of the body. This is because Rifaximin passes through the stomach and into the intestines without being absorbed into the blood stream.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Rifaximin may suffer from such side effects; Nausea, Flatulence, Bloating, Vomiting, Dizziness, Headache, Constipation