Nitazoxanide


Concise Prescribing Info
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult: PO Cryptosporidiosis; Giardiasis 500 mg 12 hrly for 3 days.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Renal and hepatic impairment. Pregnancy and lactation. Children <1 yr.
Adverse Reactions
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.
Drug Interactions
May possibly interact with highly protein-bound drugs e.g. warfarin.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
P01AX11 - nitazoxanide ; Belongs to the class of other agents used in the treatment amoebiasis and other protozoal diseases.
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