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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of rifaximin Oral.

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12 Total User Reviews

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1-5 of 5
Condition: Other
6/20/2012 10:18:15 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Was given for IBS diarrhea. Save your time and your money. After researching on here I found out it is only good for Travelers diarrhea which is not my problem. At $800 a prescription I am very disappointed.

Condition: Other
2/12/2012 6:38:01 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It was used to control my high ammonia levels, But the cost was high $20.00 a piil or $1200.00 a month.

Condition: Other
6/30/2011 12:01:28 PM

Reviewer: Rifaximin, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had a colon resection because of cancer. My cecum was remove as well as the valve that keeps the bowel substance of my moving back into my colon. Consequently I have had bacteria in my stomach that could have traveled back into my system? I have had very bad bouts of IBS. Taking a course of this drug seems to take care of the problem. This is the second time in the past five years.The only nega ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
9/11/2009 12:07:50 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
had results after 3 days continued for 2 weeks Ehe problem has now returned

Condition: Other
6/6/2008 10:14:09 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am being treated for irritable bowel syndrome with this drug. It has been used for IBS for only about 2 years and is working well.

1-5 of 5
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