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Rcifax 400mg Tablet

Rcifax 400mg Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
330.06*
MRP 388.30
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Rcifax 400 MG Description

Rcifax 400 mg tablet is an antibiotic, which treats diseases related to the digestive system like irritable bowel syndrome and diarrhoea. It contains rifaximin as its active ingredient. It should be

taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. You may experience headaches, nausea, dizziness and weakness after taking this medicine. Most of these are temporary but if you feel the side effects persist or your condition worsens, you should contact your doctor immediately. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹330.06
You Save₹58.24 (15% on MRP)
ContainsRifaximin(400.0 Mg)
UsesIrritable bowel syndrome (IBS), travelers diarrhoea, hepatic encephalopathy (liver dysfunction)
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, dizziness, diarrhoea
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Rcifax 400 MG

  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)(stomach pain, constipation)
  • Traveller’s diarrhoea- caused by the common bacteria known as E. coli
  • Hepatic encephalopathy (liver dysfunction)
contraindications

Contraindications of Rcifax 400 MG

If allergic to rifaximin or other ingredients of Rcifax 400 mg tablet If you are suffering from diarrhoea with fever If you are suffering from abdominal pain, constipation or blockage in the bowel. I...
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sideEffects

Side effects of Rcifax 400 MG

  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Rcifax 400 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Rcifax 400 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Rcifax 400 mg tablet is not recommended in pregnancy unless considered essential by your physician.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Rcifax 400 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known if the components of the Rcifax 400 mg tablet pass into the breastmilk, thus please consult your doctor before using it while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Rcifax 400 mg tablet?
A:
You may experience dizziness after taking Rcifax 400 mg tablet which may interfere with your ability to drive or operate complex machinery
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Rcifax 400 mg tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction between alcohol and the Rcifax 400 mg tablet, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of consuming alcohol regularly.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop any allergic reaction after taking Rcifax 400 mg tablet
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • You are suffering from diarrhoea that is accompanied with fever and blood
  • You are suffering from liver disease
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Rcifax 400 MG

How Does It Work?

Rcifax 400 mg tablet works by interfering with bacterial cell growth mechanics thus bacterial growth is stalled and the existing ones are killed by immunity or when their lifecycle ends. It passes ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Rcifax 400 MG

  • Rcifax 400 mg tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It can be taken with or without food.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Rcifax 400 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Rcifax 400 mg tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially, if you are taking antibiotics, blood-thinning medications like warfarin, medicines for the treatment of epilepsy like carbamazepine, lamotrigine, medicines to treat abnormal heartbeats qui...
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Interactions with food items

  • Food interaction of this medicine is seen with fruits like grapefruit or its juice hence it should be avoided.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Rcifax 400 MG

  • Store Rcifax tablets in a dry place at room temperature.
  • Keep out of reach from children and pets.
  • If the medicine is passed its expiry date or is unused for long you should dispose of.
dosage

Dosage of Rcifax 400 MG

Overdose

If you experience symptoms such as excessive vomiting, stomach pain, and breathing difficulty, seek emergency medical attention immediately.

Missed a Dose

It is advised not to miss a dose of antibiotics as it can lead to antibiotic resistance. If you miss any dose, take it as soon as you remember. Do not double the dose to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Shall I stop the Rcifax 400 mg tablet if I feel better?

A: Do not stop Rcifax 400 mg tablet before completing the full course of treatment. The medicine should be taken as per the schedule advised by the physician. This is to prevent resistance of Rcifax 400 mg tablet to bacteria.

Q: How does Rcifax 400 mg tablet work?

A: Rifaximin in Rcifax 400 mg tablet binds to the essential enzymes required for the replication of the bacterial genetic material. This inhibits the formation of bacterial genetic material and ultimately prevents the multiplication of bacteria, leading to bacterial cell death.

Q: Can I take Rcifax 400 mg tablet for a long term?

A: No, Rcifax 400 mg tablet should not be taken for more than 3 days at a stretch. If your symptoms do not go even after taking the medicine for 3 days, it is recommended that you should visit your doctor.

Q: I experience blood in my diarrhoea, will Rcifax 400 mg tablet help me?

A: No, in case you are experiencing blood along with diarrhoea you are not advised to take Rcifax 400 mg tablet. Also, if you are taking this medicine and you experience your diarrhoea worsening or your diarrhoea containing blood or mucus, you are advised to immediately inform your doctor.

Q: Are rifaximin and Rcifax the same?

A: Yes, Rcifax contains rifaximin as its active component, which is an antibiotic medicine prescribed to treat diseases related to the digestive system like irritable bowel syndrome and diarrhoea.

Q: When should I take the Rcifax 400 tab?

A: You should take the Rcifax 400 exactly as your doctor has told you. But it's better to take it at the same time each day for maximum benefits.

Q: What is the composition of Rcifax tablet?

A: Rcifax composition consists of rifaximin as its active ingredient.

Q: What are the side effects of Rcifax 400?

A: Stomach pain, headache, dizziness, vomiting, nausea are a few common side effects of Rcifax 400. However, these symptoms are mild goes away with time.

Q: What is the dose of Rcifax 400?

A: The dose and frequency of Rcifax 400 vary among individuals depending on the condition it is being taken for. You should not consume more than the recommended daily dose by the doctor.

Q: What are Rcifax 400 tablet uses?

A: Rcifax 400 tablet is used for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) (stomach pain, constipation), traveller’s diarrhoea- caused by the common bacteria known as E. coli and hepatic encephalopathy (liver dysfunction).

Q: Is tablet Rcifax 400 an antibiotic?

A: Yes, tablet Rcifax 400 is an antibiotic medicine.
Product Details
Brand
RCIFAX
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/04/2025
Last Updated on: 04 Apr 2022 | 06:27 PM (IST)
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