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Rifaximin is a semisynthetic, rifamycin-based non-systemic antibiotic, meaning that very little of the drug will pass the gastrointest...
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Does Xifaxan cause Weight Gain ?

#5 in Xifaxan discussions - 47 posts discuss Weight Gain with Xifaxan. Weight Gain is #5 concern in Xifaxan discussions.
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this past November, and have been gaining weight since...
" ...weight gain 7 years after stomach bypgass be caused by Xifaxan? I had lap ...ago. Started taking Xifaxan this past November, and have been gaining weight since then, no... "

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twice daily for 2 weeks I experienced a rapid weight gain...
" After taking Xifaxan 200mg twice daily for 2 weeks I experienced a rapid weight gain of 9 lbs. which is not coming off. After my stomach bypass all foods, except sugars, pass... "

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tested negative for the c.diff and started gaining weight...
" ...die. Then I finally took the flagyl, Xifaxan and other c.diff treatments (allergic to vanco). That's when I finally tested negative for the c.diff and started gaining weight again. I never had t... "

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I have experienced an increase in abdominal distention...
" ...Xifaxan last week (550 mg twice a day for 14 days) for overgrowth of Klebsiella and Taxoplasmosis and also mild colonic inflammation. Since starting it on Thursday I have experienced an increase in... "

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I have experienced an increase in abdominal distention...
" ...Xifaxan last week (550 mg twice a day for 14 days) for overgrowth of Klebsiella and Taxoplasmosis and also mild colonic inflammation. Since starting it on Thursday I have experienced an increase in... "

stools but after taking Xifaxan and Flagyl antibiotics it's...
" ...watery/oily stools but after taking Xifaxan and Flagyl antibiotics it's not ...PI, but I've had a hard time gaining weight and fatty foods seem ...only samples of Creon I go... "

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Since that time, it has been nothing short of a miracle...
" ...in ICU with HE. He was given the drug rifaximin. Since that time, it has been nothing short of a miracle. Still not drinking since ...not only stopped but he is gaining healthy weight and muscle... "

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I know that in the last 3 months I have gained 15 pounds...
" ...pee. My gastro guy, oked Xifaxan. I had read about it ...So it could have been the xifaxan that has helped with my pains. I know that in the last 3 months I have gained 15 pounds. I was... "

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my GI doc gave me Xifaxan to take when this happens...
" I've had weight loss and gain both with this disease. In ...I lost weight. Then I was constipated. Laxatives dehydrate me quickly ...sudden diarrhea, my GI doc gave me Xifaxan to take when this ... "

feeling better after taking the xifaxan? Were you able to...
" ...have been strongly considering taking the xifaxan myself. I ...more tests. My question for you: Can you tell me how long it took until you started feeling better after taking the xifaxan? We... "

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