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Nordys 400 mg Tablet

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Composition for Nordys 400 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Nordys 400 mg Tablet

Hepatic encephalopathy
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Medicine Overview of Nordys Tablet

Uses of Nordys Tablet

Nordys 400 mg Tablet is used for hepatic encephalopathy.

Nordys Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Nordys are Vomiting, Headache, Dizziness, Nausea.

How to use Nordys Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Nordys 400 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nordys Tablet works

Nordys 400 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by killing the ammonia-producing bacteria in the digestive tract. This treats your infection and relieves symptoms of hepatic encephalopathy (agitation, confusion, muscle problems). This also helps reduce the recurrence of episodes of hepatic encephalopathy.
In Depth Information on Nordys Tablet

Expert advice for Nordys Tablet

  • Nordys 400 mg Tablet reduces the risk of overt hepatic encephalopathy (HE) recurrence in patients with liver disease.
  • It may cause reddish discolouration of your urine. This is normal and not harmful.
  • Stop taking Nordys 400 mg Tablet and inform your doctor if you have severe diarrhea during or after using Nordys 400 mg Tablet.
  • Finish the full course of the medication, even if you feel better.
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Nordys Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Nordys Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nordys 400 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Nordys 400 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Nordys 400 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Nordys 400 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nordys 400 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Nordys 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nordys 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Nordys Tablet?

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If you miss a dose of Nordys 400 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

User Submitted Feedback For Nordys 400 mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Nordys Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Rifaximin
Q. Is Nordys an antibiotic?
Yes, Nordys is an antibiotic that kills bacteria, which can cause a disease called hepatic encephalopathy (symptoms include agitation, confusion, muscle problems, difficulty in speaking and in some cases coma).
Q. Can I take Nordys with amoxicillin?
Nordys can be taken with amoxicillin as no interactions have been reported between the two medicines. However, interactions may occur, please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Nordys safe?
Yes, Nordys is a safe medicine. However, it has its own side effects. It should always be taken for a prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Nordys a penicillin?
Nordys is not a penicillin. It is a non-aminoglycoside semi-synthetic, nonsystemic antibiotic derived from rifamycin .
Q. Does Nordys kill good bacteria?
Nordys like other antibiotics can alter the normal bacteria in the intestine and this can lead to severe diarrhea.
Q. Does Nordys work for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)?
Nordys is not indicated for the treatment of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO). In this condition, there is a presence of lot of bacteria in the small intestine which can cause chronic diarrhea and malabsorption.
Q. Does Nordys cause orange urine?
Yes, the use of Nordys may cause a reddish discoloration of the urine.
Q. Does Nordys affect oral contraceptives (birth control)?
Interactions have not been reported between Nordys and oral contraceptives (birth control pills). However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Nordys work for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)?
Nordys has not been approved for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Please consult your doctor before using Nordys for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
Q. Does Nordys cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported as an effect of Nordys.
Q. Does Nordys cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Nordys. If you have severe diarrhea during or after using Nordys, you should stop taking Nordys and contact your doctor immediately.
Q. Does Nordys kill Helicobacter pylori?
Nordys has not been reported to kill Helicobacter pylori.
Q. Can paracetamol be taken with Nordys?
Nordys can be taken with paracetamol as no interactions have been clinically observed between paracetamol and Nordys. However, interactions may occur. Please talk to your doctor in case you require to take the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Nordys with ibuprofen?
Nordys can be taken with ibuprofen as no interactions have been clinically observed between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please talk to your doctor in case you require to take the two medicines together.
Q. Does Nordys cause constipation?
Constipation is a rare side effect of Nordys. Please consult your doctor in case you experience intolerable constipation.
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