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      Nitazide 500Mg 20 Tablets

      Brand : helix pharma

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      Nitazide 500Mg Specification

      Requires Prescription (YES/NO)

      Yes

      Generics

      Nitazoxanide

      Used For

      Diarrhoea

      How it works

      The antiprotozoal activity of nitazoxanide is believed to be due to interference with the pyruvate:ferredoxin oxidoreductase (PFOR) enzyme-dependent electron transfer reaction which is essential to anaerobic energy metabolism. Studies have shown that the PFOR enzyme from Giardia lamblia directly reduces nitazoxanide by transfer of electrons in the absence of ferredoxin. The DNA-derived PFOR protein sequence of Cryptosporidium parvum appears to be similar to that of Giardia lamblia. Interference with the PFOR enzyme-dependent electron transfer reaction may not be the only pathway by which nitazoxanide exhibits antiprotozoal activity.

      Nitazide 500Mg Usage And Safety

      Dosage

      Nitazoxanide

      Side Effects

      Body as a Whole: Asthenia, fever, pain, allergic reaction, pelvic pain, back pain, chills, chills and fever, flu syndrome. Nervous System: dizziness, somnolence, insomnia, tremor, hypesthesia. Digestive System: vomiting, dyspepsia, anorexia, flatulence, constipation, dry mouth, thirst. Urogenital System: discolored urine, dysuria, amenorrhea, metrorrhagia, kidney pain, edema labia. Metabolic & Nutrition: Increased SGPT. Hemic & Lymphatic Systems: anemia, leukocytosis. Skin: rash, pruritus. Special Senses: eye discoloration, ear ache. Respiratory System: epistaxis, lung disease, pharyngitis. Cardiovascular System: tachycardia, syncope, hypertension. Muscular System: myalgia, leg cramps, spontaneous bone fracture.

      Drug Interactions

      Warfarin

      Indication

      It is indicated for the treatment of diarrhea caused by Giardia lamblia or Cryptosporidium parvum.

      When not to Use

      It is contraindicated in patients with a prior hypersensitivity to nitazoxanide or any other ingredient in the formulations.

      Nitazide 500Mg Precautions

      Precaution

      The pharmacokinetics of nitazoxanide in patients with compromised renal or hepatic function have not been studied. Therefore, nitazoxanide must be administered with caution to patients with hepatic and biliary disease, to patients with renal disease and to patients with combined renal and hepatic disease.

      Nitazide 500Mg Warnings

      Warning 1

      Nitazoxanide Tablets and Nitazoxanide Oral Suspension should be taken with food.

      Warning 2

      Nitazoxanide Tablets and Nitazoxanide Oral Suspension have not been studied for the treatment of diarrhea caused by Giardia lamblia in HIV-infected or immunodeficient patients.

      Warning 3

      Information on nitazoxanide overdosage is not available. In the event of overdose, gastric lavage may be appropriate soon after dry administration. Patients should be carefully observed and given symptomatic and supportive treatment.

      Nitazide 500Mg Additional Information

      Pregnancy category

      Always consult your physician before using any medicine.

      Storage (YES/NO)

      Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.

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