Generic Name and Formulations:
Nitazoxanide 100mg/5mL; pwd for reconstitution; strawberry flavor.
Diarrhea due to G. lamblia or C. parvum.
Not effective in diarrhea due to C. parvum in HIV-infected or immunodeficiency.
Take with food. 500mg every 12 hours for 3 days.
Take with food. Use susp. <1yr: not established. 1–3yrs: 100mg. 4–11yrs: 200mg. Both: every 12 hours for 3 days.
Hepatic or renal impairment. HIV-infected or immunodeficient. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Caution with other highly protein bound drugs with narrow therapeutic indices (eg, warfarin).
Abdominal pain, headache, chromaturia, nausea.
Tabs—6, 60; Susp—60mL
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