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Can I take rifaximin to treat my ibs if I have a constipation?

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kaismama 20 Oct 2013

Its an antibiotic and won't help IBS. If you're constipated you need a laxative, not an antibiotic.

CBBURL23 2 Aug 2017

Irritable bowel syndrome is caused by bacterial overgrowth, which can cause constipation and diarrhea, which is treated with an antibiotic, Rifaximin.

CBBURL23 2 Aug 2017

Also, one of the common side effects of Rifaximin is Diarrhea.

Kitty 20 Oct 2013

Be sure you have enough fiber. free discount card

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