Rifagut 400 mg tablet is an antibiotic medicine containing rifaximin as its active ingredient. It is used in treating a condition called hepatic encephalopathy. This condition occurs due to severe liver disease as a result there is a decline in brain function. It is also used to treat diarrhoea and irritable bowel syndrome associated with diarrhoea. This medicine should be used under medical prescription and for the duration it is prescribed. You should complete the entire treatment with this medicine and not stop it mid-way on your own without the knowledge of your doctor....
Q: Can I take the Rifagut 400 mg tablet if I have severe liver disease?
A: People with severe liver disease should use the Rifagut 400 mg tablet with caution. You should inform your doctor about your liver condition and give your doctor a detailed medical history.
Q: I recently had antibiotic-induced diarrhoea. Can I still take the Rifagut 400 mg tablet?
A: The therapeutic effects of the Rifagut 400 mg tablet might change in people suffering from diarrhoea caused by antibiotics. You should inform your doctor about your medical history.
Q: Is it okay to take an extra dose if I have missed a dose?
A: You should not take an extra dose to compensate for the missed dose. Try not to miss a dose of the Rifagut 400 mg tablet because it might cause antibiotic resistance.
Q: Rifagut 200 or 400, which is a better medicine to treat diarrhoea?
A: Rifagut 200 and Rifagut 400, both tablets contain rifaximin as an active ingredient and are used to treat infectious diarrhoea. Based on the cause and severity of your infection, your doctor will prescribe you the suitable medicine. You should take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor. Do not self-medicate.