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  1. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    hi, On my fourth day of xifaxan- no change. taking 550mg/3x daily. how long does it take to kick in? i have a 14 day supply. please share your experiences - thank you! - desperategut
  2. General Discussion
    Hi, I am looking for people with a similar experience and who tried herbal antibiotics to threat their sibo / ibs. I am currently on Dysbiocide, FC Cidal, Grapefruit Seed Extract, Berberine, Resveratrol, Quercetin, Ginger as herbal antibiotics and Pepzin GI to heal my stomach. Must i add...
  3. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    I started a course of Xifaxan 6 days ago for IBS-C and having some pretty irritating side effects. I'm experiencing dehydration, intestinal inflammation, vertigo, and increased constipation. Has anyone else experienced this while taking? Is it worth it to keep taking, or should I stop? Any...
  4. General Discussion
    Hi all, I'm about a quarter of the way through a 14 day course of rifaximin/ xifaxan (500 mg 3x daily) for possible SIBO. I haven't seen much difference yet EXCEPT that the gas I do have is suddenly very smelly. This wasn't an issue at all for me before! I've been taking a probiotic called...
  5. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    I am a new member; this is my first post, though I've been very actively looking at past threads to find solutions for what has now moved from IBS-C to SIBO. Quick summary of recent history: Starting around June, 2016, I haven't been able to eat much without getting uncomfortably bloated with...
  6. Diarrhea Prescription Medications
    i was just prescribed xifaxan and after reading a lot of posts and the side effects I am now terrified to use it! some people have had great response to it and others awful! I work in an industry where I cant stop what im doing to go to the bathroom! i am a massage therapist and it is quite...
  7. Prescription Medications
    Has anyone tried just Neomycin for SIBO? I received a positive breath test that was very high in methane (baseline was around 60, spiking to over 100 with lactulose). I've been prescribed Neomycin, 4g daily for 10 days. To me this seems like an extremely high dose (I'm very small), and having...
  8. IBS Constipation (IBS-C) and Chronic Constipation
    Hi all, First time poster but long time lurker. I was officially diagnosed with IBS-C several weeks ago after 10+ years of dealing with symptoms. I'm a very active, fit woman in my late 20s and have lived with chronic constipation and abnormal BM's pretty much my entire life. When I was...
  9. General Discussion
    Hi there, I have a long story of more than 3 years. I will sum it up - I have been suffering from gut problems for almost 2 years. A functional med doc did a breath test, diagnosed me with hydrogen gas producing SIBO, no methane. The cause behind it was tremendous psychological stress. my...
  10. IBS News, Media, Research, Discussion or Abstracts
    Lupin Launches Zaxine® in Canada MUMBAI and MONTREAL, April 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Pharma Major Lupin Limited announced today that its Canadian subsidiary, Lupin Pharma Canada Limited (collectively Lupin) has launched its first Brand product Zaxine® under a strategic licensing agreement with the...
  11. Your Story
    I deleted the info. I would like to remove myself from this group. Good luck everyone.
  12. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    Hi guys... I was wondering what the best way to get Xifaxan is? Should I go through the Salix patient assistance program? When I called, they said I would have to use their pharmacy, not CVS like I use for all my other medicines. Do you guys know what pharmacy they send from and what kind of...
  13. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    So I just took my second dosage of Xifaxan the new fda approved antibiotic for IBS-D. Im hoping that maybe this is finally the break through that will change things. Because its so new my GI doctor wants me to report back to him. Anyone else on this yet?
  14. IBS News, Media, Research, Discussion or Abstracts
    FDA Approves New Drugs for Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Diarrhea (IBS-D) Two new drugs for adults with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) were approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday May 27, 2015. Viberzi (eluxadoline) is a pill that contains a new type of...
  15. IBS Diarrhea (IBS-D)
    Hello fellow IBSers, I suffer from IBS-D and SIBO and lately I have been getting a lot of yellow discharge from my rectum, both in slimy ("normal" stool) and watery form (when with diarrhea, and it's usually quite... let's say... explosive ). And sometimes it's all i pass. I believe it's...
  16. General Discussion
    I was looking for Xifaxan alternatives and came across this: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24891990 They are concluding that the herbal treatment is AS effective as Xifaxan, without need for prescription and without Xifaxans price. Another forum member (another forum) has 'worked out' the...
  17. General Discussion
    I'm a 30 year old male who developed a rectal prolapse and will be getting surgery within the month. I have a couple questions for those who have experienced this condition. My problems started 3 years ago… after a bout of extreme constipaiton, once I had things returning to move I began...
  18. Prescription Medications
    I was on Rifaximin for a two weeks course for suspected SIBO(2x550mg daily) and the first time around it worked wonders. My rosacea nearly vanished, my ocular rosacea actually did vanish, the deep purple bags under my eyes filled in and lightened, my face became a completely different shape...
  19. General Discussion
    Hello everyone, I'm yet another IBS victim. Now i'm starting Rifaximin treatment, and here Rifaximin is sold under the brand name Colidur. (I live in Turkey) I know that both Xifaxan and Colidur's active ingredient is Rifaximin, but what's interesting is that Colidur is approximately 12 times...
  20. Prescription Medications
    Hi, In my country the Xifaxan(Rifaximin) will cost me around 308 EUR. Is this a normal price to pay for this medicine? Or can you suggest a cheaper online store where I still can be sure to get the real medicine? BestRegards
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