Aemcolo Side Effects
Generic Name: rifamycin
Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 5, 2020.
Note: This document contains side effect information about rifamycin. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Aemcolo.
For the Consumer
Applies to rifamycin: oral tablet delayed release
Side effects requiring immediate medical attention
Along with its needed effects, rifamycin (the active ingredient contained in Aemcolo) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking rifamycin:
- stomach pain
Side effects not requiring immediate medical attention
Some side effects of rifamycin may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.
Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to rifamycin: oral delayed release tablet
Common (1% to 10%): Constipation
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Abdominal pain
Frequency not reported: Dyspepsia[Ref]
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Pyrexia[Ref]
Common (1% to 10%): Headache[Ref]
1. "Product Information. Aemcolo (rifamycin)." Aries Pharmaceuticals, Inc., San Diego, CA.
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