Active Ingredient(s): Nitazoxanide
Category: Gastrointestinal

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Nitazoxanide, sold under the brand name Alinia among others, is a broad-spectrum antiparasitic and broad-spectrum antiviral medication that is used in medicine for the treatment of various helminthic, protozoal, and viral infections.[4][5][6] It is indicated for the treatment of infection by Cryptosporidium parvum and Giardia lamblia in immunocompetent individuals and has been repurposed for the treatment of influenza.[1] ...

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my friend who is traveling has been prescribed this by a doctor in guatemala for treatment of amoebic dysentary ## The medicine Nodik (branded outside the USA) is the active ingredient Nitazoxanide. It is marketed in the United States as Alinia. Nitazoxanide is an antiprotozoal agent. It is used to treat diarrhea in adults and children caused by the protozoa Giardia lamblia. Nitazoxanide is also used to treat diarrhea caused by the protozoa Cryptosporidium parvum. These conditions are also sometimes referred to as travelers' diarrhea. Stop taking nitazoxanide and seek emergency medical attention if you experience a rare allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face; or hives). Other, less serious side effects may be more likely...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • For Suspension: 100mg/5ml
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 100mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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