Diafural

Diafural

nifuroxazide

Manufacturer:

Ifars
Full Prescribing Info
Contents
Nifuroxazide.
Action
Nifuroxazide is a nitrofuran compound that has a bactericidal effect on Escherichia coli, Shigella dysentriae, Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Nifuroxazide works locally in the digestive tract. Nifuroxazide antimicrobial activity is greater than ordinary intestinal anti-infective drugs. In dilute concentrations (1:25,000) Nifuroxazide still has bactericidal power.
Indications/Uses
Diarrhea caused by Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus, specific and nonspecific colopathy, for children and adults.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Infant <6 mth 1 tsp (5 mL) twice daily; Infant >6 mth 1 tsp (5 mL) three times daily. Adult 1-2 tsp (5 - 10 mL) three times daily or as physician's recommendation.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity.
Special Precautions
Neurological disorder.
Adverse Reactions
There is a reduction in normal microbial flora, which may return to normal if the therapy with Nifuroxazide is stopped.
Storage
Store in the temperature below 30°C in a tight close container. Keep away from sunlight.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
A07AX03 - nifuroxazide ; Belongs to the class of other intestinal antiinfectives.
Presentation/Packing
Susp 250 mg/5 mL x 60 mL x 1's.
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