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ATC Group: A07AA11 Rifaximin

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

Hierarchical Position

Level
Code
Title
1
A
Alimentary tract and metabolism
2
A07
Antidiarrheals, intestinal antiinflammatory/antiinfective agents
3
A07A
Intestinal antiinfectives
4
A07AA
Antibiotics
5
A07AA11
Rifaximin

Active Ingredients

Chemical substance
Description
Rifaximin

Rifaximin is an antibacterial agent of the rifamycin class that inhibits bacterial RNA synthesis. Rifaximin has a broad antimicrobial spectrum against most of the Gram-positive and -negative, aerobic and anaerobic bacteria responsible for intestinal infections.

Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
XIFAXAN Tablet
MPI, US: SPL/PLR
US