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Torfix 200mg Tablet

Torfix 200mg Tablet

By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
159.80*
MRP 188.00
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Torfix 200 MG Description

Torfix Tablet contains Rifaximin. It is an antibiotic medicine used to treat infectious diarrhoea and irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea. It is also used in treating a condition called Hepatic e

ncephalopathy, in which there is a decline in brain function that occurs because of severe liver disease. Torfix Tablet works by killing the bacteria that cause infectious diarrhoea by inhibiting their growth. Inform your doctor, if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding, and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from before starting this medicine. Complete the entire course given by your doctor. Do not stop it midway on your own without the knowledge of your doctor.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹159.80
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ContainsRifaximin(200.0 Mg)
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
molecules
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uses

Uses of Torfix 200 MG

Torfix Tablet is used in the treatment of Hepatic encephalopathy (a condition in which there is a loss of brain function when a damaged liver fails to remove toxins from the blood). It is also used to...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Torfix 200 MG

  • If you are allergic to Rifaximin or any other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have liver disease.
  • 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, stomach pain or constipation.
  • If you have bloody diarrhoea.
  • If you have diarrhoea along with fever.
  • If you experience allergic reactions with rifabutin, rifapentine or rifampicin.
sideEffects

Side effects of Torfix 200 MG

  • Loss of appetite
  • Stomach pain
  • Dehydration
  • Headache
  • Dehydration
  • Nausea
  • Breathing issues
  • Vomiting
  • An urgency to empty bowel
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Torfix 200 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Torfix Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Torfix Tablet should not be used in pregnancy, as there is limited information about its safety in human pregnancy. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Torfix Tablet?
A:
You may experience dizziness while on treatment with Torfix Tablet. Caution is needed while driving or operating machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Torfix Tablet?
A:
There have been no reported interactions between Torfix Tablet and alcohol. Avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment.
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Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You should discontinue taking Torfix Tablet immediately if you experience severe diarrhoea while or after using it. Diarrhoea can cause dehydration. Consume enough fluids.
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Mode of Action of Torfix 200 MG

How Does It Work?

Rifaximin works by disturbing the growth process of bacterial cells. Therefore, the bacterial multiplication is hindered and the existing bacteria are killed or their life-cycle stops. Torfix Tablet p...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Torfix 200 MG

  • Follow your doctor's instructions while taking Torfix Tablet. Swallow it with a glass of water. Do not break, cut, or chew the tablet.
  • You should take it regularly and preferably at a fixed time. Do not consume it more or longer than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Torfix 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Torfix Tablet might interact with cholera and the BCG vaccine.
  • This medicine might alter the effects of other medicines such as erythromycin, diltiazem, azithromycin, warfarin and anti-fungal medications.

Interactions with food items

Torfix Tablet might interact with grapefruit juice or the fruit. Hence, grapefruit should be avoided.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Torfix 200 MG

  • Store Torfix Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture, and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets. Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard unused medicine properly. Do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
dosage

Dosage of Torfix 200 MG

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

You should never miss your dose of antibiotics as it may lead to treatment failure. If you missed any dose of medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, ...
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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: Are there any dietary guidelines to follow while taking Torfix Tablet?

A: You should consume your meals as usual. However, avoid drinking both grapefruit juice and eating the fruit as Torfix Tablet might interact with it.

Q: My white blood cell count was low in a recently conducted blood test. Is it due to Torfix Tablet?

A: Abnormal test results in white blood cells are one of the common Torfix Tablet side effects. You can continue taking Torfix Tablet. However, inform your doctor about the side effect.

Q: I am currently taking antifungal medications. Can Torfix Tablet be taken along with the antifungal medicines?

A: Torfix Tablet might affect the therapeutic activity of antifungal medicines. You should inform your doctor about the current medications you are taking, as changes might be made in the prescription (if needed).

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 Torfix Tablet because it might cause antibiotic resistance.

Q: Can I take Torfix Tablet if I am currently following a warfarin prescription?

A: Torfix Tablet might alter the activity of warfarin. You should provide your doctor with the prescription details as changes may be made if required in the Torfix Tablet dosage and prescription.

Q: Can I take Torfix Tablet if I have severe liver disease?

A: People with severe liver disease should use Torfix Tablet with caution. 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 Torfix Tablet?

A: The therapeutic effects of Torfix Tablet might change in people suffering from diarrhoea caused by antibiotics. Inform your doctor about your medical history.

Q: Can I take Torfix Tablet if I am allergic to azithromycin?

A: Inform the doctor about your allergic reaction as Torfix Tablet is contraindicated in people with allergic reactions to other antibiotic medications such as azithromycin.
Product Details
Brand
TORFIX
Expires on or After
29/04/2024

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Last Updated on: 22 Mar 2021 | 04:32 PM (IST)
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