Nitazoxanide

Details About Generic Salt ::  Nitazoxanide 

Main Medicine Class:: Anti Infectives   Sub Medicine Class ::  Anti Amoebics

13K. ANTI-AMOEBICS in 13. ANTI-INFECTIVES
NITAZOXANIDE
ANTI-PROTOZOAL
PK: M: Hepatic E: Urine, bile & feces

Indications & Dose: CRYPTOSPORIDIOSIS PO Adult 500mg BID 3 days Child 1-3 yr: 100mg BID 3 days, 4-11 yr: 200mg BID 3 daysin immunocompetent patients | GIARDIASIS PO Adult 500mg BID 3 days Child 1-3 yr: 100mg BID 3 days, 4-11 yr: 200mg BID 3 daysin immunocompetent patients

Contra: Hypersensitivity

Precautions: Renal/hepatic/biliary disease or dysfunction, immunodeficiency, DM, concurrent use of warfarin/other highly plasma protein–bound drugs, elderly

ADR: Serious: increased liver enzyme values, Others: Headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, malaise, pruritus, sweating, dizziness, rhinitis, increased creatinine values

Diet: With food

Monitor: LFT, renal function tests & blood glucose levels in diabetic patients

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