Niclosamide


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: PO Pork tapeworm infestation 2 g as a single dose after a light breakfast. Beef or fish tapeworm infections 1 g after breakfast and 1 g an hr later. Dwarf-tapeworm infections Initial: 2 g on the 1st day followed by 1 g/day for 6 days.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances (e.g. nausea, retching, abdominal pain), lightheadedness, pruritus.
Drug Interactions
Possible increase in adverse effects with alcohol.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
P02DA01 - niclosamide ; Belongs to the class of salicylic acid derivative agents. Used as anticestodals.
Disclaimer: This information is independently developed by CIMS based on niclosamide from various references and is provided for your reference only. Therapeutic uses, prescribing information and product availability may vary between countries. Please refer to CIMS Product Monographs for specific and locally approved prescribing information. Although great effort has been made to ensure content accuracy, CIMS shall not be held responsible or liable for any claims or damages arising from the use or misuse of the information contained herein, its contents or omissions, or otherwise. Copyright © 2021 CIMS. All rights reserved. Powered by CIMSAsia.com
Register or sign in to continue
Asia's one-stop resource for medical news, clinical reference and education
Sign up for free
Already a member? Sign in