Medications

Rifaximin (Xifaxan): Why It May or May Not Improve Your SIBO

Rifaximin (Xifaxan): Why It May or May Not Improve Your SIBO

Rifaximin (Xifaxan): Why It May or May Not Improve Your SIBO Rifaximin (Xifaxan) is one of the most common antibiotics prescribed for SIBO (small intestine bacterial overgrowth). It is a relatively safe antibiotic and can help reduce hydrogen dominant bacterial overgrowth in the small intestine. There are,

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Neomycin – Why Fix Your Gut Does Not Recommend Its Use for Sibo-C

Neomycin - Why Fix Your Gut Does Not Recommend Its Use for Sibo-C

Big pharma is always finding new ways to resurrect older medications to treat diseases. Since so many of our current antibiotics are becoming microbial resistant, older medications despite their side effects are being brought out to the forefront to tackle dysbiosis and even gut issues. Neomycin is

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Quinolone Antibiotics and Their Effects on our Mitochondria and Health

Quinolone Antibiotics and Their Effects on our Mitochondria and Health

Fluoroquinolone (FLUORIDE!) antibiotics like Cipro and Levaquin have been getting plenty of negative press over the years for the mitochondrial damage that they can cause. The term “floxxed” has been used for the semi-permanent or permanent side effects of these antibiotics that some people have taken that

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Why I Caution the Use of the Antibiotic Flagyl (Metronidazole)

Why I Caution the Use of the Antibiotic Flagyl (Metronidazole)

There are many different medications that are being frequently used where doctors are unaware of the potential severe side effects that are associated with their use. The antibiotic Flagyl (metronidazole) is no exception. The antibiotic is very cheap and it is on the World Health Organization’s List

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Bismuth: When Should It Be Used to Improve Your Digestive Health?

Bismuth: When Should It Be Used to Improve Your Digestive Health?

Here at Fix Your Gut we may seem harsh on most medications that are recommended for digestion. Our opinionated views on medications may be true, but we are equally harsh on supplements that we feel may cause issues with their use as well. However, there are some

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Medications Harming Your Digestive Health – Imodium (Loperamide)

Medications Harming Your Digestive Health – Imodium (Loperamide)

You ate Taco Bell for lunch, and your stomach is rumbling, you run for the nearest bathroom. You make it barely in time. You cannot have loose stools for the rest of the day, what will you do? You drive to the nearest gas station and pick

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