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Rixmin 550mg Tablet

Rixmin 550mg Tablet

By CIPLA LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
397.41*
MRP 467.54
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Rixmin 550 MG Description

Rixmin Tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of infectious diarrhoea and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) with diarrhoea in adults. It contains rifaximin as its active ingredie

nt. It works by killing the growth of bacteria that cause infectious diarrhoea. Rixmin Tablet should be used under medical prescription. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed.

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Product Summary

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ContainsRifaximin(550.0 Mg)
UsesBowel disease with diarrhoea
Side effectsHeadache, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Rixmin 550 MG

Rixmin Tablet is used in adults to treat infectious diarrhoea and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) with diarrhoea.
contraindications

Contraindications of Rixmin 550 MG

  • If you are allergic to rifaximin or any other ingredients of the Rixmin Tablet.
  • If you are suffering from any liver disease.
  • If you have diarrhoea with blood or fever.
  • If you have diarrhoea that is caused due to other factors but not bacteria, for example, viral diarrhoea.
  • If you have symptoms of blockage in the bowel, abdominal pain or constipation.
  • If you experience allergic reactions after using medicines like rifabutin, rifapentine or rifampicin.
sideEffects

Side effects of Rixmin 550 MG

  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Fever
  • Gas
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Rixmin 550 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Rixmin Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Rixmin Tablet is not recommended during pregnancy as there is limited information about its safety in pregnant women. It is essential to consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Rixmin Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Rifaximin passes into human milk. Hence, you should not breastfeed, while taking Rixmin Tablet. Consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Rixmin Tablet?
A:
Rixmin Tablet may cause dizziness. Thus, avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Rixmin Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Rixmin Tablet. However, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regularly consuming alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience symptoms like dizziness (or light-headedness), dry mouth, decreased urination and increased thirst.
  • You experience severe diarrhoea while or after using Rixmin Tablet, discontinue taking the medicine immediately and contact your doctor.
  • Consume enough fluids and keep yourself hydrated as diarrhoea can cause dehydration.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Rixmin 550 MG

How Does It Work?

Rixmin Tablet slows down the bacterial growth by interfering with the mechanisms of cell growth in the bacterial cell. Thus, stopping the growth and multiplication of the infection causing microorgani...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Rixmin 550 MG

  • Rixmin Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water.
  • 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 Rixmin 550 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Rixmin Tablet may interact with other medications and provide an altered response to the treatment. Notify your doctor if you are undergoing any other treatments, over-the-counter medications (that yo...
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  • Medicines like erythromycin, warfarin, azithromycin, cyclosporine, diltiazem and anti-fungal medications might interact with this Tablet when taken simultaneously.
  • Rixmin Tablet might also interact with cholera and BCG vaccines.

Interactions with food items

Avoid having grapefruit juice or the fruit itself while on treatment with Rixmin Tablet, to avoid any interaction.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Rixmin 550 MG

  • Store Rixmin Tablets at room temperature in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Rixmin 550 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Rixmin Tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not ...
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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: Is Rixmin Tablet an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Rixmin Tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of infectious diarrhea and hepatic encephalopathy.

Q: What should I do if I missed a dose of Rixmin Tablet?

A: It is suggested not to miss a dose of antibiotics like Rixmin Tablet as it can cause antibiotic resistance. As soon as you recall about the missed dose, take it. However, do not take it in excess doses to compensate for the missed dose.

Q: What do I need to inform my doctor about the diarrhoea?

A: Give a detailed nature of the diarrhoea to your doctor, for example, if it is associated with fever or about the presence or absence of blood in the stools. Also, inform your doctor if you are taking any other antibiotic medications, as some antibiotics might cause diarrhoea.

Q: For how long can I take Rixmin?

A: The doctor will prescribe the medicine to you for a specific duration, depending on the cause and severity of the medical condition. Do not take it for a longer time than your doctor prescribed.

Q: Is there any side effect of Rixmin Tablet?

A: Nausea, flatulence (gas), stomach ache, headache, etc., are a few common side effects of Rixmin Tablet. However, not everyone experiences it.

Q: Is Rixmin a probiotic?

A: No, Rixmin Tablet is not an antibiotic. It contains rifaximin, which is an antibiotic medicine.
Product Details
Brand
RIXMIN
Expires on or After
30/08/2023

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Last Updated on: 04 May 2022 | 08:16 PM (IST)
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