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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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his past November, and have been gaining weight since t...
" Could weight gain 7 years after stomach bypgass be caused by Xifaxan? I had lap band ...years ago. Started taking Xifaxan this past November, and have been gaining weight since... "

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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...
" ...one of them. I had loose stools, but not the D. ...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... "

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ave experienced an increase in abdominal distention, n...
" ...just put me on 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... "

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experienced an increase in abdominal distention, negat...
" ...just put me on 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... "

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

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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. (He is... "

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now 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 down to... "

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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 happens... "

ing better after taking the xifaxan? Were you able to gain...
" Jodianne, I have been strongly considering taking the xifaxan myself. I was actually ...do some more tests. My question for you: Can you tell me how long it took until you started feeling better... "

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