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Xifaxan - Allergy to antibiotics?

HI I am very allergic to antibiotics. Is xifaxan different than other antibiotics? Thank you Barbara

Posted 20 Jan 2016 0 answers

Xifaxan - When will xifaxin be availble in Canada?

Just wondering when it'll be availble in Canada! My doctor said it isn't currently availble here, and I looked on the internet but I couldn't see when it should come to Canada. If ...

Posted 10 Jan 2016 0 answers

IBS-D "relief may be treated with Xifaxan again up to 2 times", is this per cycle? Year? Lifetime?

I have been prescribed Xifaxan, which helped my IBS-D for about 10 weeks. Now the IBS-D symptoms have returned, I am wondering how future prescriptions are handled. Can I keep being prescribed ...

Posted 27 Dec 2015 0 answers

I am about to take Xifaxan for SIBO. Can I take a probiotic during this drug treatment?

I am worried about getting other problems after the two weeks of Xifaxan, like C diff or yeast infection.

Posted 27 Sep 2015 0 answers

Xifaxan - just started today! anyone have ibs with constipation and severe bloating and dissension?

My problem is IBS with pain, bloating, severe distension end of day. Can hardly wear clothes sometimes because of it. Also some constipation. At wits end have tried just about every IBS drug known to ...

Posted 11 Aug 2015 2 answers

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

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

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

Prescribed Xifaxan But It's So Expensive!?

Hi all. I just had my doc call in Xifixan for severe IBS symptoms. It's $900!!! I'm not sure if this is because I haven't reached my insurance deductible or its this pricey. I'm ...

Posted 9 Apr 2015 1 answer

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 21 Mar 2015 0 answers

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

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