The Brand Name NITACURE Has Generic Salt :: NITAZOXANIDE
NITACURE Is From Company Alembic Priced :: Rs. 22.6
NITACURE have NITAZOXANIDE is comes under Sub class Anti Amoebics of Main Class Anti Infectives
Main Medicine Class:: Anti Infectives Sub Medicine Class :: Anti Amoebics
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Indications for Drugs ::
Drug Dose ::
Age 1 – 3 years : 5 ml (100 mg) twice daily for 3 days, Age 4 – 11 years : 10 ml (200 mg) twice daily for 3 days, Age >12 years : 25 ml or 1 tablet (500 mg) twice daily for 3 days.
Drug Precautions ::
Renal and hepatic impairment. Pregnancy and lactation. Children <1 yr. Drug Side Effects ::
Headache, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, allergic reactions, anaemia, anorexia, increased appetite, increased creatinine and LFT, diaphoresis, dizziness, eye and urine discolouration, fever, flatulence, hypertension, infection, malaise, nausea, pruritus, rhinitis, enlarged salivary glands, tachycardia.
Pregnancy category ::
Drug Mode of Action ::
Nitazoxanide is an antiprotozoal agent. Both nitazoxanide and its active metabolite (tizoxanide) interfere with the pyruvate:ferredoxin 2-oxidoreductase (PFOR) enzyme-dependent electron transfer reaction which is essential to anaerobic metabolism in susceptible organisms.
Drug Interactions ::
May possibly interact with highly protein-bound drugs e.g. warfarin.