new antibiotic for traveler's diarrhea called Xifaxan (zuh-FAX-in, rifaximin)

You'll be able to use a new antibiotic for traveler's diarrhea called Xifaxan (zuh-FAX-in, rifaximin).

It's a derivative of rifampin. It's for the most common cause of traveler's diarrhea...noninvasive E. coli.

Xifaxan is NOT absorbed systemically, so there will be fewer side effects...drug interactions...or resistance.

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