Rifaximin Tablets 200 mg


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Rifaximin tablets 200mg are an antibiotic medication used to treat various bacterial infections in the gut, such as traveller’s diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D), and hepatic encephalopathy. The tablets contain 200mg of rifaximin, which is a non-absorbable antibiotic that works by killing bacteria in the gut without being absorbed into the bloodstream. 

How To Use 

  • Take Rifaximin tablets 200mg by mouth, with or without food, as instructed by your healthcare provider.
  • The suggested amount is 200mg taken three times per day for a specific number of days, usually between 3 to 14 days, depending on what illness or condition is being treated.
  • Take the medicine at the exact same time every day.
  • Take the tablet with a big glass of water without breaking or chewing it.
  • Keep taking all of your medications even if you start to feel better before you finish the treatment.
  • If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, do not take two doses together to make up for the dose you missed.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking rifaximin because it can make the side effects worse.


Rifaximin 200mg tablets can be helpful for different illnesses, depending on what they are being used to treat. Here are some of the possible advantages of taking Rifaximin tablets 200mg, according to the information found:

Treatment Of traveller’s diarrhea -The medicine Rifaximin 200mg tablets are used to treat traveller’s diarrhea in adults caused by certain bacteria. This medicine kills germs that cause diarrhea and makes symptoms feel better.

Treating diarrhea caused by the bacteria E – Rifaximin helps treat diarrhea caused by the common bacteria E. Coli, which is often called “traveler’s diarrhea,” can make symptoms not last as long and not be as bad.

Reducing the Chance of Hepatic Encephalopathy Coming Back – Rifaximin might decrease the likelihood of overt hepatic encephalopathy (HE) returning in patients with liver disease. This can make life better for people with this illness.

Side Effects 

Common side effects may include headache, nausea, and abdominal pain. Less common side effects may include fever, dizziness, and rash. In rare cases, rifaximin may cause more serious side effects such as severe allergic reactions, liver problems, or Clostridium difficile infection. 


  • Rifaximin tablets 200mg are only for treating bacterial infections in the gut and should not be used for treating viral infections.
  • People who have had allergic reactions to rifaximin or other antibiotics should not use rifaximin.
  • Let your doctor know about any other drugs you are taking before you start taking rifaximin, because it could have an effect on those medications.
  • Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should be careful when using rifaximin and should talk to their doctor before taking it.
  • People with liver disease should be careful when using rifaximin because it can have an impact on their liver function.
  • Rifaximin can make you have diarrhea, and that might mean you have a worse infection. If you have very watery poop and you are taking rifaximin medicine, call your doctor right away.
  • It is necessary to take the medication as directed by your doctor and finish all of it, even if you feel better before the treatment is over.

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