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Xifaxan is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D) in adults. Xifaxan is also referred to by its drug name, Rifaximin.

Xifaxan is an antibiotic. Xifaxan is believed to work by interfering with the gene expression of bacteria in the gut.

How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Xifaxan is taken three times a day.

Xifaxan comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Xifaxan lists common side effects including nausea.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Xifaxan include liver problems and Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea.

For more details about this treatment, visit:
Xifaxan – Salix

Xifaxan (Rifaximin) for IBS Questions

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