Medicine : Ciboz (550mg)
|Substitutes:||rcifax (550mg) , rcifex (550mg) , rifagut (550mg) , sibofix (550mg) , rixmin (550tab 10) , dufaximin (550mg tab 10mg) , ciboz (550mg)|
Generic ( Rifaximin )
|Typical use Of Rifaximin :||Travellers Diarrhoea, Hepatic Encephalopathy, Irritable Bowel Syndrome.|
|Mechanism of action of Rifaximin :||Rifaximin Acts By Inhibiting RNA Synthesis In Susceptible Bacteria By Binding To The Beta-subunit Of Bacterial Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)-dependent Ribonucleic Acid (RNA) Polymerase Enzyme. This Results In The Blockage Of The Translocation Step That Normally Follows The Formation Of The First Phosphodiester Bond, Which Occurs In The Transcription Process.|
|Drug Interaction of Rifaximin :||Travellers Diarrhoea, Hepatic Encephalopathy, Irritable Bowel Syndrome.|
|Side effects of Rifaximin :||Flatulence, Dizziness, Headache, Fatigue, Nausea, Vomiting, Fever, Constipation, Abdominal Pain, Edema.|
INTERACTIONS OF RIFAXIMIN
How Rifaximin will impact on Pregnancy ?Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.
How Rifaximin will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.
Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of RifaximinNo Studies Found