Rifagut 550 Mg
Rifagut 550 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.
Rifagut 550 Mg
Description Of Rifagut 550 Mg
Rifagut 550 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 550 Mg Chemical Name
- Rifaximin (550mg)
Rifagut 550 Mg Manufacturer
- Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Uses of Rifagut 550 Mg
This medication is used to treat diarrhea caused by the common bacteria known as E. coli ("traveler's diarrhea"). Rifaximin should not be used if you have a fever or bloody diarrhea. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.
This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Using any antibiotic when it is not needed can cause it to not work for future infections.
Rifaximin is also used to treat irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea. It is also used to prevent a brain problem caused by liver disease (hepatic encephalopathy). It may help you think more clearly.
What is Rifagut 550 Mg?
Rifagut 550 Tablet is used for Bacterial infections of intestine, Liver failure, Liver damage, Bacterial infection of intestines, Liver dysfunction and other conditions. Rifagut 550 Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Rifagut 550 Tablet contains Rifaximin as an active ingredient.
Rifagut 550 Tablet works by stopping the growth of bacteria.
How Rifagut 550 Mg working
Rifagut 550 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 550 Mg used?
Rifagut 550 Tablet is a medicine that is used for the treatment of Bacterial infections of intestine, Liver failure, Liver damage, Bacterial infection of intestines, Liver dysfunction and other conditions.
- Bacterial infections of intestine
- Liver failure
- Liver damage
- Bacterial infection of intestines
- Liver dysfunction
Rifagut 550 Mg Indications
Take Rifagut 550 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 550 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 550 Mg
- Live cholera vaccine
Adverse effects Of Rifagut 550 Mg
- 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
- Blurred vision
- Mental Confusion
- Dry mouth and lips
- Dizziness and fainting
- Unusual tiredness and weakness
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Rifagut 550 Mg
Before using Rifagut 550 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 550 Mg
Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets.