Xifaxan Cost


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I. How Much Does Xifaxan Cost?

II. Why Xifaxan is More Affordable on My Drug Center

III. How to Take Xifaxan (rifaximin)


How Much Does Xifaxan Cost?

Your doctor may prescribe Xifaxan (rifaximin) if you are diagnosed with traveler’s diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D), or hepatic encephalopathy. Xifaxan is an antibiotic that fights bacterial infections in the intestines. This antibiotic can be costly at your local pharmacy, but My Drug Center offers generic Xifaxan to help you save.

Generic Xifaxan on My Drug Center comes in three dosage strengths: 200mg, 400mg, and 550mg. Your doctor will determine which dosage is right for you. Always follow your doctor’s directions because overdosing on an antibiotic like rifaximin can lead to several complications. The cost of generic Xifaxan may change, but at the time of this article, the prices are:

  • 200mg: $134 for 100
  • 400mg: $159 for 100
  • 550mg: $99 for 50 or $169 for 100

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Why Xifaxan is More Affordable on My Drug Center

The generic versions of a drug are typically more affordable than their brand-name counterpart. This does not mean that the generic version will be less effective. The approval process of a generic drug requires proof that it is identical to the brand-name version.

This regulation ensures that generic versions work the exact same as brand names. Xifaxan is more affordable on My Drug Center because we carry generic Xifaxan (rifaximin) sourced from reputable pharmacies worldwide. By ordering from us, you will also save time because we ship directly to your door.

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How to Take Xifaxan (rifaximin)

Xifaxan may be taken with or without food. How long you should take Xifaxan will depend on the condition being treated.

For traveler’s diarrhea, Xifaxan is typically taken for three days. For IBS-D, rifaximin is usually prescribed for two weeks. For hepatic encephalopathy, Xifaxan is typically used twice per day until symptoms become manageable.

However, every patient is different, so you should always follow your doctor’s instructions. While taking rifaximin, monitor your symptoms and side effects. If your symptoms do not improve after 48 hours, you may need to contact your doctor.

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