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Diloxanide furoate, an amoebicide, is indicated for the treatment of acute amoebic dysentery and chronic gut infections due to Entamoeba histolytica.

Pharmacodynamics

The mechanism of action of Diloxanide kill intestine-infested amoeba. However, ameobic infection of other tissues cannot be treated with Diloxanide furoate.

Pharmacokinetics

No information available

Diloxanide furoate Indications / Diloxanide furoate Uses

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Diloxanide furoate Adverse Reactions / Diloxanide furoate Side Effects

Diloxanide Furoate can cause vomiting, flatulence, pruritus and urticaria.

Precautions

Diloxanide furoate can cause serious allergy in some individuals. Do not drive vehicles or operate heavy machineries while taking Diloxandine hydrochloride.

Special Precautions

No information available

Other Drug Interactions

No interactions reported.

Other Interactions

Do not consume alcohol while taking Diloxanide furoate

Dosage

Adults:
The recommended oral dosage of Diloxanide furoate is 500 mg, thrice daily for ten days. The treatment should be repeated as a course, if needed.
 
Pediatric:
Consider administration of 20 mg/kg body weight daily in 3 divided doses for ten days.

Food(before/after)

Diloxanide furoate should be taken with food

List of Contraindications

Diloxanide furoate and Pregnancy

Not classified under USFDA Pregnancy Category. Drug manufacturers contraindicated Diloxanide furoate treatment in pregnant women.

Diloxanide furoate and Lactation

The drugs manufacturers advised the lactating mothers to consult a physician before taking Diloxanide furoate.

Diloxanide furoate and Children

Diloxanide furoate treatment is contraindicated in children less than 25 kg body weight.

Diloxanide furoate and Geriatic

No information available

Diloxanide furoate and Other Contraindications

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Storage

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Lab interference

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