Drug Index

Diloxanide Furoate

 
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Mechanism :

Diloxanide is an anti-protozoal drug with unknown mechanism of action. It acts against the trophozoites in the intestine and have no extraintestinal manifestations.


Indication :

• Amoebiasis


Contraindications :

Known hypersensitivity to diloxanide furoate is a contraindication for its use.


Dosing :

>25 kg: Oral, 20 mg/kg per day in three divided doses for 10 days.


Adverse Effect :

Known hypersensitivity to diloxanide furoate is a contraindication for its use.

Flatulence, occasional nausea, vomiting, urticaria and pruritus may occur.

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