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Rifaximin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Rifaximin
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.400.811.850
D04.345.295.750.850
Unique ID
D000078262
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000078262
Scope Note
A synthetic rifamycin derivative and anti-bacterial agent that is used for the treatment of GASTROENTERITIS caused by ESCHERICHIA COLI INFECTIONS. It may also be used in the treatment of HEPATIC ENCEPHALOPATHY.
Entry Term(s)
4-Deoxy-4'-methylpyrido(1',2'-1,2)imidazo(5,4C)rifamycin
L 105
L-105
Redactiv
Xifaxan
Pharm Action
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Registry Number
L36O5T016N
CAS Type 1 Name
2,7-(Epoxy(1,11,13)pentadecatrienoimino)furo(2'',3'':7',8')naphth(1',2':4,5)imidazo(1,2-a)pyridine-1,15(2H)-dione, 25-(acetyloxy)-5,6,21,23-tetrahydroxy-27-methoxy-2,4,11,16,20,22,24,26-octamethyl-, ( 2S,16Z,18E,20S,21S,22R,23R,24R,25S,26R,27S,28E)-
Public MeSH Note
2019; RIFAXIMIN was indexed under RIFAMYCINS 1983-2018
History Note
2019 (1983)
Date Established
2019/01/01
Date of Entry
2018/07/09
Revision Date
2018/05/21
Rifaximin Preferred
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