Nitazoxanide

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What Are The Uses Of Nitazoxanide?

Nitazoxanide is used for treating various infections caused by:

  • Protozoa
  • Helminths (parasitic worms)
  • Virus

Diarrhoea caused by the protozoa Cryptosporidium or Giardia is treated by Nitazoxanide. Protozoa may be the cause of diarrhoea lasting more than 7 days. Nitazoxanide is a broad spectrum antiviral and anti-parasitic drug.

What Are The Side Effects Of Nitazoxanide?

Nitazoxanide doesn’t usually cause any side effect when taken by a healthy individual. However, some people may experience:

  • Headache, vomiting
  • Stomach pain, upset stomach
  • Excessive urination, discoloured urine
  • Flu syndrome, skin rash, fever, itching

What Are The Contraindications Of Nitazoxanide?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • A weak immune system like HIV infection

What Are The Uses Of Nitazoxanide?

Nitazoxanide is used for treating various infections caused by:

  • Protozoa
  • Helminths (parasitic worms)
  • Virus

Diarrhoea caused by the protozoa Cryptosporidium or Giardia is treated by Nitazoxanide. Protozoa may be the cause of diarrhoea lasting more than 7 days. Nitazoxanide is a broad spectrum antiviral and anti-parasitic drug.

What Are The Side Effects Of Nitazoxanide?

Nitazoxanide doesn’t usually cause any side effect when taken by a healthy individual. However, some people may experience:

  • Headache, vomiting
  • Stomach pain, upset stomach
  • Excessive urination, discoloured urine
  • Flu syndrome, skin rash, fever, itching

What Are The Contraindications Of Nitazoxanide?

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • A weak immune system like HIV infection