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77 People found this comment helpful

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.

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9 People found this comment helpful

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.

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Justin Kai | 35-44 | Male | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
2/10/2021
Condition: Other
Overall rating 2.3
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Took Rifaximin to treat SIBO. Felt fine while taking it towards the end had headaches and nausea. The headaches and nausea continued for many more weeks after and my stomach feels no better. I would only take if you really need it. The nausea is not worth it

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Rob1350 | 45-54 | Male | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
3/26/2020
Condition: Other
Overall rating 1.7
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I used this medication to treat my SIBO symptoms, which are chronic, unfortunately. This medication seems to just amplify my symptoms. I got increased gas pains, carried a mild headache, felt as if my bowls were not completely emptied, had waves of nauseas. I woke up on the 3rd day of taking this medication (550 mg. 3 times a day) at 5:00 am with stomach pain, came close to vomiting and was sweating. I realize this medication works for some, unfortunately I am unable to tolerate the side effects.

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Eloise | 35-44 | On medication for less than 1 month | Patient
12/23/2013
Condition: Traveler's Diarrhea
Overall rating 5.0
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At first day of taking rifaximin,my td lessens,it's very effective

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BBK62 | 55-64 | Male | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
1/18/2013
Condition: Impaired Brain Function due to Liver Disease
Overall rating 5.0
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Taking this to control toxins in blood such as Amonia due to N0n-Alcholic Cirossis. So far has been effective. Dr. says I will take on going.

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woodworker779 | 45-54 | Male | On medication for 1 to 6 months | Patient
11/12/2012
Condition: Impaired Brain Function due to Liver Disease
Overall rating 5.0
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The only negative with this medication is the very high price, 1906.00/month. If I don't have it, my confusion is worst.

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