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Torfix 400mg Tablet
Torfix 400mg Tablet

Torfix 400mg Tablet

By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
321.05*
MRP 377.70
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Torfix 400 MG Description

Torfix 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 liv

r 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.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹321.05
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ContainsRifaximin(400.0 Mg)
UsesHepatic encephalopathy and irritable bowel disease with diarrhoea
Side effectsLoss of appetite, stomach pain, dehydration, headache, dehydration
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Torfix 400 MG

Torfix 400 mg 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 ...
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Contraindications of Torfix 400 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.

Side effects of Torfix 400 MG

  • Loss of appetite
  • Stomach pain
  • Dehydration
  • Headache
  • Dehydration
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Torfix 400 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Torfix 400 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Torfix 400 mg 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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Torfix 400 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if the Torfix 400 mg tablet passes into the human breastmilk. Hence, you should not breastfeed while taking this medicine. Consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Torfix 400 mg tablet?
A:
You may experience dizziness while on treatment with the Torfix 400 mg tablet. Caution is needed while driving or operating machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Torfix 400 mg tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction with alcohol along with this medicine. So it is important to consult your physician if you drink too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
You should discontinue taking the Torfix 400 mg tablet immediately if you experience severe diarrhoea while or after using it. Diarrhoea can cause dehydration. Make sure to consume enough fluids. Yo...
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Mode of Action of Torfix 400 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 400 mg t...
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Directions for Use of Torfix 400 MG

  • Follow your doctor's instructions while taking the Torfix 400 mg tablet.
  • You should 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 of Torfix 400 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Torfix 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.
  • Torfix 400 mg 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.

Storage and disposal of Torfix 400 MG

  • Store the Torfix 400 mg tablets 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 any unused medicine properly. Do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Torfix 400 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

You should never miss your dose of antibiotics as it may lead to treatment failure. If you have missed taking any dose of medicine take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take the Torfix 400 mg tablet if I have severe liver disease?

A: People with severe liver disease should use the Torfix 400 mg tablet with caution. You should inform your doctor about your liver condition and give your doctor a detailed medical history.

Q: Torfix 200 or 400, which is a better medicine to treat diarrhoea?

A: Torfix 200 and Torfix 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.

Q: What is the use of the Torfix 400?

A: Torfix 400 is used in the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy and to treat bacterial infections of the intestine. It is also used to treat infectious diarrhoea and irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea.

Q: Can Torfix 400 be taken empty stomach?

A: Torfix 400 can be taken with or without food as advised by the doctor. It should be given with a glass of water.

Q: Can Torfix cause diarrhoea?

A: Diarrhoea can be experienced as a side effect in a few individuals during the treatment with Torfix 400. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own. If, it persists for long, immediately inform the doctor. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.
Product Details
Brand
TORFIX
Expires on or After
29/06/2024

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