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Rifaximin for Rosacea

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"Rifaximin, sold under the trade name Xifaxan among others, is an antibiotic used to treat traveler's diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, and hepatic encephalopathy." Wikipedia

 "Of the patients with SIBO, 28 were treated with rifaximin: 46% reported cleared or markedly improved rosacea, 25% reported moderately improved rosacea, and 11% reported mildly improved rosacea. All 4 patients with ocular rosacea and SIBO reported marked improvement. Rosacea was unchanged in 18% of patients.." [1] 

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[1] Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 68, Issue 5, Pages 875–876, May 2013
Rosacea and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth: Prevalence and response to rifaximin
Leonard B. Weinstock, MD, Martin Steinhoff, MD, PhD

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