FDA Approved Medical Products for:

Hepatic encephalopathy

The table(s) below may not be an exhaustive list of drugs or products used to treat this condition. There may be other products available that are not considered orphan products.

Generic Name Rifaximin
Trade Name
(Manufacturer Name)
(Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.)
The FDA has approved this product to be used in this manner.
Reduction in the risk of overt hepatic encephalopathy (HE) recurrence in patients greater than or equal to 18 years of age.
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