Rifagut 400 Mg
Rifagut 400 MG Tablet is an effective medicine used to treat bacterial infections of the intestine. It is used for the treatment of traveler's diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome with.
Rifagut 400 Mg
Description Of Rifagut 400 Mg
Rifagut 400 MG Tablet is an effective medicine used to treat bacterial infections of the intestine. It is used for the treatment of traveler's diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea caused due to certain specific strains of bacteria.
Rifagut 400 Mg Chemical Name
- Rifaximin (400mg)
Rifagut 400 Mg Manufacturer
- Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Uses of Rifagut 400 Mg
- Rifagut is commonly used in treatment or prevention of following diseases or symptoms
- Traveller’s diarrhoea
- Hepatic encephalopathy (decline in brain function due to severe liver disease)
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Bacterial infection in intestine
- It may also be used for other purposes not mentioned above.
- Overuse or unnecessary usage of Rifagut tablets may cause antibiotic resistance or decreased effectiveness of antibiotic.
What is Rifagut 400 Mg?
Rifagut 400 Tablet is used for Bacterial infections of intestine, Liver failure, Bacterial infection of intestines, Liver damage, Liver dysfunction and other conditions. Rifagut 400 Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Rifagut 400 Tablet contains Rifaximin as an active ingredient.
Rifagut 400 Tablet works by stopping the growth of bacteria.
Detailed information related to Rifagut 400 Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
How Rifagut 400 Mg working
Rifagut 400 Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by killing the ammonia-producing bacteria in the digestive tract. This treats your infection and relieves symptoms of hepatic encephalopathy (agitation, confusion, muscle problems). This also helps reduce the recurrence of episodes of hepatic encephalopathy.
How is Rifagut 400 Mg used?
Rifagut 400 mg tablet is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections of the intestine (traveller’s diarrhea). Rifagut 400 mg tablet is also used to lower the risk of worsened brain function in adults with liver failure. Brain function can be affected when the liver stops working and cannot remove toxic substances from the body.
Rifagut 400 Mg Indications
Take Rifagut 400 MG Tablet as instructed by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine for the entire prescribed duration even when the symptoms have resolved. This medicine can be taken with or without food. An adequate amount of water should be consumed while and after taking this medicine.
Rifagut 400 Mg Dosage
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.
Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include fainting, difficulty in breathing, dizziness, headache, nausea and vomiting.
Contraindication Of Rifagut 400 Mg
- Live cholera vaccine
Adverse effects Of Rifagut 400 Mg
- Loss of or poor memory
- Reduced sense of touch
- Swelling of ankles
- Shortness of breath
- Urinary infection
- Joint pain
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Rifagut 400 Mg
Before using Rifagut 400 Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Consult a doctor if you are taking oral contraceptives
- Do not drive or operate machinery
- Pregnant or breastfeeding
- Take caution if you have liver disease, diarrhea with a fever, watery or bloody diarrhea
Storage Conditions for Rifagut 400 Mg
Store it at room temperature, in an airtight container. Keep away from excess heat and moisture.