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Xifapill 400mg Tablet

By ORDAIN HEALTH CARE GLOBAL PRIVATE LIMITED
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
201.03*
MRP 236.50
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Xifapill 400 MG Description

Xifapill 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 ingred

ient. It works by killing the growth of bacteria that cause infectious diarrhoea. Xifapill 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

Offer Price₹201.03
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ContainsRifaximin(400.0 Mg)
UsesBowel disease with diarrhoea
Side effectsHeadache, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of Xifapill 400 MG

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

Contraindications of Xifapill 400 MG

  • If you are allergic to rifaximin or any other ingredients of the Xifapill 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 Xifapill 400 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Xifapill 400 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Xifapill Tablet?
A:
Xifapill 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 Xifapill Tablet?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Xifapill 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 Xifapill 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 Xifapill 400 MG

How Does It Work?

Xifapill 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 microorga...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Xifapill 400 MG

  • Xifapill 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 Xifapill 400 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Xifapill 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 ...
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  • Medicines like erythromycin, warfarin, azithromycin, cyclosporine, diltiazem and anti-fungal medications might interact with this Tablet when taken simultaneously.
  • Xifapill 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 Xifapill Tablet, to avoid any interaction.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Xifapill 400 MG

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

Dosage of Xifapill 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

If you missed any dose of Xifapill 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 no...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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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 Xifapill Tablet an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Xifapill 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 Xifapill Tablet?

A: It is suggested not to miss a dose of antibiotics like Xifapill 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 Xifapill?

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 Xifapill Tablet?

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

Q: Is Xifapill a probiotic?

A: No, Xifapill Tablet is not an antibiotic. It contains rifaximin, which is an antibiotic medicine.
Product Details
Brand
XIFAPILL
Expires on or After
25/02/2023

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