Rifagut 400 Mg
Rifagut 400 Mg is used to treat bacterial infections of the intestine. It is used in the treatment for traveler’s diarrhoea, irritation bowl syndrome caused by certain strains of bacteria (E.coli). These medicines are only effective against bacteria, they cannot be used for viral infections or fungal infections. These tablets are also used to treat liver conditions that may cause some problems in the brain. These tables are generally prescribed for a duration of a month and are supposed to be taken twice a day.
Rifagut 400 Mg medication should still be taken if you have recovered. They are similar to Rifagut 400 Mg as they share similar properties. Expecting mothers are advised to consult a doctor before they start their medication. Some minor side effects include headaches, fever, bloated stomach, swelling of legs and joint aches. The major side effects though rare include tarry stool, insomnia, dizziness and problem breathing.
Rifagut 400 Mg tablets are also prescribed when the patient is suffering from Hepatic encephalopathy, which is considered as a brain disorder, as the toxins present in the brain are not cleared out by the liver. The active ingredient in this medicine is Rifagut 400 Mg.
Drug = Rifaximin
Strength = 400 Mg
Manufacturer = Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
How To Take
Take Rifagut 400 Mg medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Rifagut 400 Mg may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
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Black or Tarry stools
Difficult and painful breathing
Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
Watery and bloody diarrhea with stomach cramps and fever
Nausea and Vomiting
Blood in urine
Unusual bleeding or bruising
Ulcer and sore throat
Ringing or buzzing in the ears
Muscle and joint pain
Dry mouth and lips
Dizziness and fainting
Unusual tiredness and weakness
Rifagut 400 Mg may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Rifagut 400 Mg is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Rifagut 400 Mg does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Rifagut 400 Mg is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rifagut 400 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Rifagut 400 Mg should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rifagut 400 Mg may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Rifagut 400 Mg medicine is used for the treatment of traveler's diarrhea caused by non-invasive strains of Escherichia coli. Rifagut 400 Mg diarrhea is not accompanied by fever or presence of blood in the stool. It is not used for the treatment of diarrhea caused by other strains of bacteria.
Rifagut 400 Mg medicine is used for the prevention of episodes of hepatic encephalopathy- a brain disorder characterized by changes in thinking, behavior, and personality caused by presence of toxic substances in the brain due to failure of the liver to clear them out of the body.