Rifagut 550mg Tablet Description:
Rifagut 550mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It contains Rifaximin as its active ingredient. It works by killing the ammonia-producing bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract which reduces recurrence of hepatic encephalopathy.
Uses Of Rifagut 550mg Tablet:
Rifagut 550mg Tablet is used in irritable bowel syndrome and hepatic encephalopathy. It is also used in the treatment of travelers diarrhea.
Side Effects Of Rifagut 550mg Tablet:
Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Headache, Flatulence, Bloating, Constipation.
Rifagut 550mg Dosage:
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Rifagut 550mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Is Rifagut 550mg an antibiotic?
Yes, Rifagut 550mg is an antibiotic that kills bacteria, which can cause a disease called hepatic encephalopathy (symptoms include agitation, confusion, muscle problems, difficulty in speaking and in some cases coma).
Can I take Rifagut 550mg with amoxicillin?
Rifagut 550mg can be taken with amoxicillin as no interactions have been reported between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur, please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Is Rifagut 550mg safe?
Yes, Rifagut 550mg is a safe medicine. However, it has its own side effects. It should always be taken for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Is Rifagut 550mg a penicillin?
Rifagut 550mg is not a penicillin. It is a non-aminoglycoside semi-synthetic, nonsystemic antibiotic derived from rifamycin .
Does Rifagut 550mg kill good bacteria?
Rifagut 550mg like other antibiotics can alter the normal bacteria in the intestine and this can lead to severe diarrhea.