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Stacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answeredXifaxan is an antibiotic used to treat certain kinds of of traveler's diarrhea caused by food or drink that's been contamined with E.coli bacteria. Xifaxan is the brand-name for a drug called rifaximin. Your doctor may prescribe Xifaxan to prevent hepatic encephalopathy that has been caused by liver disease. If you develop hepatic encephalopathy your liver is unable to rid your body of toxins and your brain function may diminish. Xifaxan, which is available only by prescription, comes in tablet form and is taken with or without food.
Grannies on Safari answered
Xifaxan is the brand-name medication for a drug called rifaximin. It is an intestinal antibiotic used to treat certain kinds of traveler’s diarrhea that have been caused by E. coli bacteria in contaminated food or drink. You can only get this medicine through a doctor’s prescription.