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Zimigut 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Zimigut 400mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Zimigut 400 MG Description

Zimigut 400mg tablet is used for the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy, which 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. Zimigut 400mg tablet is an antibiotic medicine containing rifaximin as its main component. This medicine should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as 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. Before starting Zimigut 400mg tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.


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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
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Uses of Zimigut 400 MG

  • Zimigut 400mg 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 treat infectious diarrhoea and irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea.

Contraindications of Zimigut 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 Zimigut 400 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Zimigut 400 MG



Can I take Zimigut 400mg tablet during pregnancy?
Zimigut 400mg 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

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


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


Can I consume alcohol with Zimigut 400mg tablet?
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 Zimigut 400mg tablet immediately if you experience severe diarrhoea while or after using it. Diarrhoea can cause dehydration. Make sure to consume enough fluids. You hav...
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Mode of Action of Zimigut 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. Zimigut 400mg t...
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Directions for Use of Zimigut 400 MG

  • Follow your doctor's instructions while taking Zimigut 400mg 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 Zimigut 400 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Zimigut 400mg 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.
  • Zimigut 400mg 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 Zimigut 400 MG

  • Store Zimigut 400mg 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 Zimigut 400 MG


If you think you have taken too many Zimigut 400mg tablets, 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 Zimigut 400mg tablet, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time f...
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


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

A: People with severe liver disease should use Zimigut 400mg 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 Zimigut 400mg tablet?

A: The therapeutic effects of Zimigut 400mg 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 Zimigut 400mg tablet because it might cause antibiotic resistance.

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

A: Zimigut 200 and Zimigut 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: How long Zimigut 400 can be taken?

A: Take Zimigut 400 for as long as prescribed by the doctor. As it is an antibiotic medicine, the complete effect towards the infection could be seen only after completing the full course of antibiotic treatment. Do not stop the treatment in the midway.

Q: What is the use of Zimigut 400?

A: Zimigut 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 Zimigut 400 be taken empty stomach?

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

Q: What are the side effects of the Zimigut tablet?

A: Loss of appetite, stomach pain, dehydration, headache, nausea is a few common side effects of this medicine. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own. Also, it is not important that everyone experience the same.

Q: Can Zimigut cause diarrhoea?

A: Diarrhoea can be experienced as a side effect in a few individuals during the treatment with Zimigut 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.
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