Diloxide Tablet 500 mg

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Acme Laboratories Limited

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Diloxanide Furoate

Indications

Diloxanide is indicated for intestinal amoebiasis

Therapeutic Class

Amoebicides

Pharmacology

Diloxanide is a luminal amoebicide which is hydrolysed in the gut, thus releasing the free diloxanide which acts as an amoebicide. It is given alone in asymptomatic cyst passers. For patients with active amoebic infections, it can be administered with a 5-nitroimidazole e.g. metronidazole or tinidazole.

Dosage & Administration

Adult: The recommended dose is 500 mg 3 times/day for 10 days. May repeat course if needed.

Child: >25 kg: 20 mg/kg daily in 3 divided doses for 10 days, repeated if necessary.

Interaction

There are no known drug interactions and none well documented.

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity.

Side Effects

The frequency of these side-effects is unknown flatulence, itching, urticaria, vomiting

Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnancy Category- Not Classified. FDA has not yet classified the drug into a specified pregnancy category.

Precautions

Caution should be exercised in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Avoid excess dosage.

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