Wednesday, May 7, 2014



Diarrhea caused by Cryptosporidium parvum and Giardia lamblia, Amebiasis and helminth infections.

Dosage & Administration

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.

Contraindication & Precaution

Known hypersensitivity to Nitazoxanide or any other ingredient in the formulations. Should be administrated with caution to patients with hepatic, renal and biliary disease.

Side Effect

Abdominal pain, diarrhea vomiting and headache have been reported rarely.

Use in Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnancy category B : This drug should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed. Nursing mother: Caution should be exercised when Nitazoxanide is administrated to a nursing woman.

Drug Interaction

Caution should be u sed when administering Nitazoxanide concurrently with other highly plasmaprotein bound drugs.


 500 mg Tablet, 30 ml & 60 ml Suspension (100 mg/5 ml).


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