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

Posted 25 Dec 2014 by fordaughter 1 answer

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?

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

Posted 28 Mar 2013 by JC77 1 answer

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

Can I take probiotics while taking Xifaxan in order to not have diarrhea or be susceptible to...

Posted 4 Oct 2018 by Ake6 2 answers

... other infections while I am going through the 2 week course?

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

Posted 17 Feb 2015 by Julie Erdahl 2 answers

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.

Xifaxan - Why is this drug so expensive?

Posted 18 May 2013 by scustis 2 answers

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 month, now considered a tier-5 drug?

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

Posted 19 Mar 2012 by Gwena 2 answers

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.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome - How often has Xifaxan helped women with IBS?

Posted 31 Aug 2009 by beelovesmusic 2 answers

I'm on a 10-day regimen of Xifaxen for severe IBS and recurring flu-type symptoms. Has the bacteria in my intestine caused the IBS symptoms I've suffered for 9 years? How long can bacteria live in the intestine? If Xifaxen doesn't help, what next?


Posted 18 May 2010 by panda023 2 answers

Irritable Bowel Syndrome - anyone tried cystoprotek for IC? does it work can I take it with Xifaxan.. (Antibiotic) Can depo shot cause IBS, IC and Sibo??? Im thinking the synthetic hormones are the real problem

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

Posted 11 Aug 2015 by carrieheart 2 answers

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 man!!! Anyone have similar symptoms?

Xifaxan - Can I take Xifaxin indefinitely?

Posted 25 Jul 2016 by Tammy Reed 1 answer

Before seeing Xifaxin advertised on TV, I sat my husband down and told him I did not want to hurt myself, but if someone didn't help me, I was going to end my life. Then I saw Xifaxin and had my doctor put me on it. Now, however, she said my symptoms should be gone. I still have bad bouts but ...

How many times do you take Xifaxan to relieve IBS?

Posted 11 Aug 2018 by biagina 1 answer

I took one course in May and the gi is trying a second course . My question is how many times do I need to take it to stop IBS?

Can Xifaxan be used for H. Pylori infections?

Posted 21 May 2010 by jnseiden 1 answer

My GI doctor prescribed this for 10days rather that the recommended 3 day course indicated for Travelers Diarrhea caused by E-Coli- is that normal?

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

Posted 1 Oct 2012 by wiped out 1 answer

... 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 conjunction with Amitiza 24 mcg capsules, also 2x per, along with Ducalax (3 pills 2x per). The cycle ...

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