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Side effect(s) of Rifaximin

Read the side effects of Rifaximin as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Central Nervous System- Headache, abnormal dreams, dizziness, migraine, syncope, sleeplessness, fatigue.

Skin- Sunburn, clamminess, rash, increased sweating.

Eye and ENT- Ear pain, motion sickness, perception of sound within the human ear in the absence of corresponding external sound, nasal passage irritation, stuffy nose, runny nose.

Gastrointestinal- Constipation, vomiting, abdominal distension, diarrhea, dry throat, fecal abnormality, gingival disorder, hernia, dry lips, stomach discomfort, dysentery, blood in stool, loss of appetite, loss of taste.

Genitourinary- Blood in urine, bile salts in the urine, painful urination, urinary frequency, protein in urine.

Blood- Abnormal increase in the number of lymphocytes, monocytes, decrease in neutrophils.

Hypersensitivity- Allergic reactions, rash, edema, hives, itching.

Metabolic- Weight loss, dehydration.

Musculoskeletal- Joint pain, muscle spasms, muscle pain, neck pain.

Respiratory- Upper respiratory tract infection, difficulty in breathing.

Miscellaneous- Chest pain, uneasiness, weakness, hot flashes.

Other Precautions : *It may lead to dehydration, drink adequate liquid.

Drug Name : Rifaximin

Rifaximin(Rcifax Tab) generic is an antibiotic, prescribed for traveler's diarrhea caused by certain bacteria and liver disease affecting the brain (hepatic encephalopathy). It prevents the growth of bacteria inside the intestine (gut).
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