Xifaxan

Last Update February 11, 2016
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 - 64 posts discuss Weight Gain with Xifaxan. Weight Gain is #5 concern in Xifaxan discussions.

Does Xifaxan cause Weight Gain?

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his past November, and have been gaining weight since t...
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" 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...
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" 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...
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" ...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...
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" ...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...
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" ...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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stools but after taking Xifaxan and Flagyl antibiotics it's...
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" ...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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been on rifaximin antibiotic twice previously (for SIBO)...
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" I have been on rifaximin antibiotic twice previously (for SIBO) ...and both times I have gained about 6-8 pounds over the ten day antibiotic ...after stopping the medication. I assume this is water... "

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Since that time, it has been nothing short of a miracle...
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" ...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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my GI doc gave me Xifaxan to take when this happens...
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" 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... "

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Kristalose. I started on Xifaxan again yesterday. No...
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" ...very pleased and I have lost over 20 lbs, but I am so tired and still itching. On ...low dose and still taking Kristalose. I started on Xifaxan again yesterday. No ascities, but ...better once... "

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