Xifaxan Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Dizzy
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Gas
  • Head Pain
  • Ineffective Painful Straining Of Stool Or Urine
  • Low Energy
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Strong Desire To Have Bowel Movement

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Hernia Which Protrudes Into The Abdominal Wall

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Constipation
  • Taste Problems

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acute Infection Of The Nose, Throat Or Sinus
  • Bloody Urine
  • Chest Pain
  • Clostridium Difficile Infection
  • Decreased Neutrophils A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Elevation Of Proteins In The Urine
  • Extreme Loss Of Body Water
  • Giant Hives
  • Hives
  • Hypersensitivity Drug Reaction
  • Increased Lymphocyte Cells In The Blood
  • Itching
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Rash
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Sore Throat
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Throwing Up
  • Trouble Breathing

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Dreams
  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Clammy Skin
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Earache
  • Excess Urination
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Feeling Faint
  • Feeling Weak
  • Frequent Urination
  • Gum Disease
  • Inflammation Of The Nose
  • Joint Pain
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Migraine Headache
  • Motion Sickness
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Neck Pain
  • Not Feeling Well
  • Runny Nose
  • Sun-Sensitive Skin
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Throat Dryness
  • Throat Irritation
  • Weight Loss

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