The most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using Xifaxan: Dizziness; gas; headache; nausea; tiredness.
Low Platelet count is not a reported side effect of using Xifaxan.
Seek medical attention right away if any severe side effects occur when using Xifaxan: Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty swallowing or breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; flushing; unusual hoarseness); bloody stools; fever; severe diarrhea; severe or persistent tiredness or weakness; shortness of breath; stomach pain or cramping; swelling of the hands, ankles, feet, or stomach.
However, please take care, and seek medical attention from the doc who prescribed the med, maybe he/she would change your med.
- Xifaxan Information for Consumers
- Xifaxan Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Xifaxan (detailed)
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