Dirifa 550mg Tablet 10’s
Rifaximin 550mg –
- DIRIFA 550MG is used in adults with liver disease to reduce the recurrence of episodes of overt hepatic encephalopathy
- It can either be used alone or more commonly together with medicines containing lactulose (a laxative)
- Used to treat travellers diarrhea in adults when the diarrhea is not accompanied by fever or blood in the stools, or 8 or more unformed (soft or liquid) stools in the last 24 hours
Dirifa 550 Tablet is an antibiotic that treats hepatic encephalopathy, a condition in which the liver fails to remove harmful toxins from the blood, leading to brain damage. Symptoms include agitation, confusion, muscle problems, difficulty in speaking and sometimes, coma.
Dirifa 550 Tablet is also used to treat infectious diarrhea and irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) in adults and children. This medicine can be used alone or in combination with other medicines. It may be taken with or without food, preferably at the same time, each day. It should be used in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Take it at the same time each day to get the most benefit and you should keep on taking this medicine for as long as you are prescribed. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
Some people may develop side effects like vomiting, headache, dizziness, and nausea. These side effects are usually temporary and go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or will not go away. Your urine may become reddish in color due to this medicine. But, it is normal and harmless.
Before starting treatment with this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or suffering from any liver, kidney or heart problems or if you are allergic to any medicine.
USES OF DIRIFA TABLET
- Hepatic encephalopathy
BENEFITS OF DIRIFA TABLET
In Hepatic encephalopathy
SIDE EFFECTS OF DIRIFA TABLET
Common side effects of DIRIFA
HOW TO USE DIRIFA TABLET
HOW DIRIFA TABLET WORKS
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE DIRIFA TABLET?
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