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Can anyone tell me if this drug Xifaxan has an odor of Bananas ??? Thank You !?

Several years ago, I was prescribed a drug for severe diarrhea. All I remember was that it began with an "X". I believe it may have been an OTC drug. It had an aroma of Bananas.

Posted 7 days ago 0 answers

I have cirrhosis of the liver. Can I take gabapentin?

I have been taking xifaxan for about 2 1/2 years. My insurance has recently changed and they will no longer cover my xifaxan. One of the side affects is that I have been itching from head to toe.

Posted 17 Feb 2015 2 answers

Is it OK to crush a 550mg Xifaxan tablet for someone who cannot swallow any pills?

My daughter has been prescribed 55mg Xifaxan, but cannot swallow pills. Is it OK to crush the tablets and take it with food such as apple sauce?

Posted 25 Dec 2014 1 answer

Xifaxan - can you eat yogurt with probiotics in it while on this Rx?

I am wondering if the yogurt with probiotics will counteract the what the purpose of the medication is suppose to do.

Posted 28 Mar 2013 1 answer

What can I give my mom to stop diarrhea, while takin Xifaxan 550 mg twice a day?

will a anti diarrhea cause it to get worse, or can I give her something to help stop it?

Posted 8 Mar 2014 1 answer

Xifaxan - Why is this drug so expensive?

My sister takes this drug for encephalopathy caused by cirrhosis to her liver during cancer radiation treatment. She is on disability currently and her copay each month runs approximately $405 per ...

Posted 18 May 2013 2 answers

Can xifaxan allso destroy bad bacteria in digestive tract causing ibs-constipation?

my doctor prescribed it for bloating pains and gas he thinks coming from bad bacteria causesing ibs constipation

Posted 13 Apr 2013 1 answer

Can clonidine be used with xifaxan 550 mg?

My husband has hepatic encephalopathy and between the disease and the meds for it,he suffers rages and very high anxiety,is this a safe drug to calm him down. He took lorazepam for years which ...

Posted 27 Apr 2013 1 answer

I have been prescribed 4 tablets a day 200 mg Xifaxan to deal with Clostridium Difficile?

Has anyone had any success with Xifaxan for C-Diff following 3 weeks of Flagle, 1 tablet 4 times a day. 250 mg. This is my 4th reocurrence of C-Diff in a year, but my first time using Xifaxan. I ...

Posted 21 Jan 2013 1 answer

Xifaxan - How long should a patient take Xifaxin 525 mg, at 2x per day? When do you know that the?

... When do you know that treatment has worked or is working? My husband's doctor prescribed this for treatment of SIBO two months ago and is not available for follow up. He prescribed this in ...

Posted 1 Oct 2012 1 answer

Xifaxan - Can it cause low platlet count?

Posted 29 Sep 2012 2 answers

When taking Xifaxan 550 can it cause a yeast infection in females?

I have been taking Xifaxan 550 for about 4weeks now. An now I haves yeast infection. Is it possible that the drug has caused the infection.

Posted 19 Mar 2012 1 answer

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