rifaximin

Known as: 4-deoxy-4'-methylpyrido(1',2'-1,2)imidazo(5,4C)rifamycin, Rifaximinun, rifaximin [Chemical/Ingredient] 
An orally administered, semi-synthetic, nonsystemic antibiotic derived from rifamycin SV with antibacterial activity. Rifaximin binds to the beta… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
UNLABELLED Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) represents a dysfunctional gut-liver-brain axis in cirrhosis which can negatively impact… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND & AIMS Patients with cirrhosis and minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE) have driving difficulties but the effects of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVES:Cirrhotics with minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE) have a poor health-related quality of life (HRQOL). Treatment of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Hepatic encephalopathy is a chronically debilitating complication of hepatic cirrhosis. The efficacy of rifaximin, a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Rifaximin, a poorly absorbed rifamycin derivative, is a promising alternative for the treatment of Clostridium difficile… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Eight women who each experienced 4-8 episodes of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea were given a 2-week course of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
AIMS:To study the efficacy of rifaximin, a nonabsorbable antibiotic, in relieving chronic functional symptoms of bloating and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Context Using absorbed antibiotics to prevent travelers' diarrhea is costly, has side effects, and promotes resistant organisms… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND/AIMS The efficacy and safety of rifaximin in comparison with lactitol in the treatment of acute hepatic encephalopathy… (More)
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