PharmEasy logo
Select Pincode
Don’t have a prescription?
Get Started

Rcifax Susp 60ml

By LUPIN
60ml Suspension in Bottle
133.32*
MRP 156.85
15% OFF
Inclusive of all taxes
30 days return policyRead More
All the Products are packed and stored Safely
molecules
Check more medicines with composition
Rifaximin(100.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
Antibiotic

Medical Description

Rcifax Susp 60ml contains rifaximin which belongs an antibiotic group.

Uses of Rcifax Susp 60ml

  • Hepatic encephalopathy (liver dysfunction)
  • Traveler’s diarrhea
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)(stomach pain, cramping, constipation)

Contraindications of Rcifax Susp 60ml

  • If you are allergic to rifaximin, rifampin, rifapentine or rifabutin
  • Bloody diarrhoea
  • Diarrhoea that is not because of bacteria (such as viral diarrhoea)
  • Diarrhoea with fever
  • Liver disease
  • If you are suffering from stomach pain, constipation or blockage in the bowel

Side effects of Rcifax Susp 60ml

  • Fatigue
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Loss of appetite
  • Loss of body fluid (dehydration)
  • Urgency to empty your bowels
  • Abnormal test results in white blood cells

Precautions and Warnings of Rcifax Susp 60ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Rcifax Susp 60ml during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take this medicine during pregnancy. Limited information is available about its safety in pregnancy, hence do not take this medicine unless considered essential by your physician.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Rcifax Susp 60ml while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not known if this medicine passes in breast milk. It is not to be used if you are breast-feeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Rcifax Susp 60ml?
A:
It is unlikely to impair driving ability, hence safe to drive while using Rcifax Susp 60ml. If you feel dizzy, do not drive

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Rcifax Susp 60ml?
A:
No known interaction of this medicine with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • If you get any allergic reactions.
  • If you have kidney or liver or cardiac problems or any previous intestinal surgeries.

Mode of Action of Rcifax Susp 60ml

How Does It Work?

It is not absorbed into bloodstream while passing through the stomach and intestines.Rcifax Susp 60ml is used for treating bacterial infections present in the intestine. It acts by binding to the beta-subunit of bacterial DNA-dependent RNA polymerase, resulting in blocking of transcription thus bacterial growth is prevented and existing ones are killed by immunity or when their lifecycle ends.
read less

Directions for Use of Rcifax Susp 60ml

  • Shake syrup well before its use.
  • Dose and duration should be taken as per physician advice.
  • Measure the syrup using measuring cup and take it orally.
  • Better to take after food.

Interactions of Rcifax Susp 60ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Rifaximin may interact with other medications such as azithromycin, diltiazem, warfarin, erythromycin
  • anti-fungal medications,ciclosporin.
  • May also interact with BCG and cholera vaccines.

Interactions with food items

  • Rifaximin may interact with grapefruit or its juice.
  • Avoid grapefruit.

Storage and disposal of Rcifax Susp 60ml

Medicine should be stored in a cool, dry place. Kept away from the reach of children. Medicines must not be used when the expiry date is over.

Dosage of Rcifax Susp 60ml

Overdose

Specific information is not available on the symptoms and treatment of overdose with rifaximin.In case of overdose discontinue rifaximin.If any discomfort, breathing difficulty, severe vomiting, pain abdomen seek emergency medical attention immediately.
read less

Missed a Dose

Do not take extra medicine to compensate for the missed dose.If you missed any dose take it as soon as you remember

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

^

Q: Can we use this medicine in children?

A: Should not be used in children less than 12 years of age (Less than 12 years: Safety and efficacy not established).

Q: Can we take vaccines like typhoid vaccine along Rcifax Susp 60ml?

  • It may cause live bacterial vaccines (such as typhoid vaccine) to not work as well. Do not have any immunizations/ vaccinations while using this medication unless your doctor tells you to.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
Disclaimer
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
Please add item(s) to proceed
Cart
0
offers_background
Offers Just for you
View All
%
Flat 20% off + 20% cashback on your 1st medicine order
%
Upto Rs.300 Cashback on ICICI Debit & Credit cards.
1 Lakh+ Products
We maintain strict quality controls on all our partner retailers, so that you always get standard quality products.
Secure Payment
100% secure and trusted payment protection
Easy Return
We have a new and dynamic return window policy for medicines and healthcare items. Refer FAQs section for more details.
Download the App for Free