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Xigut (Rifaximin)

Xigut (Rifaximin)

What is Xigut?

Xigut is brand name of drug called Rifaximin and manufactured by Actoverco pharmaceutical factory.

Xigut (Rifaximin) reduces the rate of recurrent HE in patients at high risk for HE. Rifaximin is a poorly absorbed antibiotic that is thought to reduce ammonia production by eliminating ammonia-producing colonic bacteria.

Dosage form:

Flim coated tablets 200, 550 mg

What is this drug used for?

Important notes before taking Xigut (Rifaximin):

Important notes while taking Xigut (Rifaximin):

What are some other side effects of this drug?

Xigut (Rifaximin) side effects:

Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

What do I do if I miss a dose?

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. 

Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.

How do I store and/or throw out this drug?