TITLE

Rifaximin Tablets (Xifaxan)

AUTHOR(S)
Elliott, William T.; Chan, James
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Travel Medicine Advisor;Jul2010, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article "Rifaximin Tablets (Xifaxan)," by William T. Elliott and James Chan, which appeared in the May 15, 2010 issue of "Internal Medicine Alert." It offers information on rifaximin, an antibacterial agent from Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. that has been approved for treating patients with hepatic enecephalopathy (HE). It notes that as a nonsystemic antibacterial, rifaximin has been shown to reduce the risk of HE.
ACCESSION #
51693537

 

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