Rifamycin SV MMX for the treatment of traveler’s diarrhea

  title={Rifamycin SV MMX for the treatment of traveler’s diarrhea},
  author={Shu-wen Lin and Chun-Jung Lin and Jyh-Chin Yang},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy},
  pages={1269 - 1277}
  • Shu-wen Lin, Chun-Jung Lin, Jyh-Chin Yang
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy
  • ABSTRACT Introduction: Rifamycin SV MMX®, a non-absorbable rifamycin antibiotic formulated using the multi-matrix system, was designed to exhibit its pharmacological action on the distal small intestine and colon. Its clinical efficacy and safety profile in the treatment of traveler’s diarrhea were evaluated in several clinical studies. Areas covered: This review summarizes all available evidence regarding clinical trials of the efficacy and safety profile of rifamycin SV MMX for the treatment… CONTINUE READING
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