Drug interactions between eluxadoline and rifaximin
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between eluxadoline and rifaximin - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
- Eluxadoline is in the drug class peripheral opioid receptor mixed agonists/antagonists.
- Eluxadoline is used to treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
- Rifaximin is a member of the drug class miscellaneous antibiotics.
- Rifaximin is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: eluxadoline
Eluxadoline should be taken twice daily with food. You should avoid excessive alcohol use during treatment with eluxadoline. Consumption of more than 3 alcoholic beverages per day while taking eluxadoline may increase the risk of pancreatitis, or inflammation of the pancreas. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. You should seek immediate medical attention if you experience potential symptoms of pancreatitis such as persistent nausea, vomiting, abdominal tenderness, and upper abdominal pain, especially that which is made worse after eating or radiates to the back or shoulders. Symptoms of pancreatitis usually go away when treatment with eluxadoline is stopped.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No warnings were found for your selected drugs.
Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
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