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Finished a 10 days for Rifaximin for SIBO and know a week after treatment I am really constipated?

Posted 12 Mar 2014 3 answers

I have been struggling with abdominal pain for several years. Sometimes I would have bad bouts of severe constipation. My abdominal pain is always present, sometimes worse than others. I was hospitalized a year ago for a week. Couldn't keep any food down and was severely constipated with lots ...

Liver Cirrhosis - My husband was diagnosed with Alcoholic Cirrhosis of the liver in July 2013. He?

Posted 21 Apr 2015 3 answers

... immediately quit drinking. He went down hill very quickly. The worst being May of 2014, when he ended up in ICU with HE. He was given the drug rifaximin. Since that time, it has been nothing short of a miracle. Still not drinking since his initial diagnosis, which I know has been key, but he ...

What is Rifaximin used for and what are the dosage details?

Posted 24 Aug 2009 2 answers

what is the medication rifaximin used and what is the dose and for how long

Is rifaximin expensive?

Posted 14 May 2010 1 answer

Can Rifaximin be useful in the cases of IBS, Dyspepsia, Chro. Gastrointestinal Prob.?

Posted 19 Feb 2013 1 answer

I am a chronic Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Gastritis, dyspepsia patient and my intestines are very sensitive. Usually there is Ups and down of in the motility of intestines as repeatedly said by Gastroenterologist and General Phy. rifaximin is a new drug in India, therefore, asking this question. ...

Can anyone tell how many days a normal course of rifaximin should be?

Posted 12 Feb 2015 1 answer

I have dumping syndrome, Sibo and irritable bowel. I have been taking anti biotics since 1980 none of which have worked. However I have been taking these for 7 days and the difference is amazing. I have been given one months supply. It was me that found the drug on the internet and my consultant ...

Rifaximin - What is known about the effects of repeated long-term use of this drug?

Posted 29 Aug 2013 1 answer

Most antibiotics are found to have deleterious long-term results, creating antibiotic-resistant organisms, making us unable to benefit from antibiotics in serious infections. Does anyone know whether this has weakening effects over time, or interferes with the body's ability to fight ...

My husband is on Rifaximin, and is not able to get any more "samples". The cost per month is?

Posted 3 Apr 2015 1 answer

... prohibitive. We cannot afford it; yet, he must take the drug to keep him alive. Their patient assistance program may be willing to assist, but I will lose my retirement $$ if we receive assistance. Does anyone find themselves in our position? Any thoughts?

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