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- adj. That is not able to be absorbed; not absorbable
About 40 percent of the patients who took rifaximin, a nonabsorbable antibiotic that stays in the gut, showed sustained relief during the two weeks they took the drug and during the 10-week follow-up period.
"Potential generic competitors would find it challenging to demonstrate bioequivalence to a nonabsorbable drug," he says.
More than 1,200 patients participated in the Phase III, double-blind, multi-center studies of rifaximin, a nonabsorbable antibiotic that stays in the gut and is currently FDA-approved to treat traveler's diarrhea and hepatic encephalopathy.
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Carry out nerve anastomosis under a microscope, using 8-0 nonabsorbable sutures in
"A controlled trial in intensive care units of selective decontamination of the digestive tract with nonabsorbable antibiotics.