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Nizonide 500 Mg

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Nizonide 500 Mg Tablet, contains Nitazoxanide. It helps in the treatment of parasitic infections like giardiasis and cryptosporidiosis. Order Now.

Pack Size Qty Price Unit Price  
90 Tablet/s
$27.50 $0.31
60 Tablet/s
$21.00 $0.35
30 Tablet/s
$13.00 $0.43
  • Generic Name : Nitazoxanide
  • Brand Name : Alinia
  • Manufacturer Name : Lupin
  • Delivery Days : 10 To 12 Working Days
  • Presentation : Tablet/s (Blister Packing)

What is Nizonide 500mg?

Nizonide 500mg is an antiparasitic medicine used to treat diarrhea and worm infections. This medication helps to inhibit the growth of parasites and treat your infection.

Nizonide contains Nitazoxanide, which belongs to a class of drugs known as Antiprotozoals. It is not effective for treatment of diarrhea that is caused by C. Parvum in HIV-infected or immunodeficient patients.

You can find Nizonide under the brand name Alinia. After a valid prescription, this medicine can be purchased from a licensed pharmacy.

Uses of Nizonide 500mg

Doctors prescribe Nizonide 500mg for:

  • Treatment of diarrhoea

Diarrhea is an increase in the frequency of your bowel movements or loose, watery bowel movements. It can occur due to an infection of your digestive tract.

Manufacturer of Nizonide 500mg

Lupin Ltd., a well-known pharmaceutical company, manufactures Nizonide 500mg.

How does Nizonide 500mg work?

Nizonide contains Nitazoxanide that works by disturbing energy metabolism in anaerobic microbes. It alters the structure of protozoa cell membranes and mitochondrial membranes and prevents viral replication.

This further kills protozoa and treats diarrhea problems.

How to take Nizonide 500mg?

Take Nizonide 500mg tablet with food for better absorption and to avoid the problem of an upset stomach. Based on severity of your infection, doctor will decide correct dose and duration of this medicine.

Complete the course and avoid doubling the dose if you miss a dosage. Stopping this medicine too early might increase your risk of experiencing further infection.

Swallow the tablet with a glass of plain water as a whole. Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet. It is advised to regularly take this medicine with food and at a fixed time to achieve maximum results.

Nitazoxanide will show its effects within 1 to 2 hours after taking it orally. It can also take a few days to make you feel better.

  • Missed dose

If you have missed a dose of the Nizonide tablet, make sure to take the next prescribed dosage on time.

Never take two doses together to make up for your forgotten dosage.

  • Overdose

Never take Nizonide 500mg tablet more than the prescribed dose by your doctor.  If you suspect that you have taken an overdose of this medication, get emergency medical help.

Precautions and warnings for Nizonide 500mg

Do not take Nizonide 500mg tablet if you are allergic to it or Nitazoxanide or have any other allergies. This medicine might contain some inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions.

Nitazoxanide is not recommended for use in children below 11 years of age. It should be given with caution to elderly patients above 65 years.

This medication might make you feel sleepy or dizzy. Do not operate a machine or drive if you feel dizzy or drowsy after taking Nitazoxanide.

Avoid consuming alcohol during your treatment, as it might aggravate dizziness and cause problems. To ensure this medication is safe for you, share your medical and medicine history with the doctor once.

This medicine should be used with caution among pregnant and breastfeeding women. Consult a doctor first. Drink more fluids such as fruit juice & water to keep yourself hydrated. Do not take any other drugs to treat diarrhea without consulting a doctor.

Side effects of Nizonide 500mg

Most side effects of this medicine do not need medical attention and disappear when your body adjusts to Nizonide.

Some common side effects of Nizonide 500mg include:

  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain

Seek medical help if your side effects continue or worsen with time.

Interactions

Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without the doctor’s approval. If you take any other products, including prescription & non-prescription drugs and herbal supplements, then inform your doctor.

To avoid drug interactions, do not take the following medicines with Nizonide 500mg:

  • Warfarin
  • Lorazepam
  • Phenytoin
  • Valproic acid

Storage

It is suggested to store Nizonide 500mg at room temperature, away from direct sunlight and moisture.

Frequently asked questions about Nizonide 500mg (FAQs)

  • Is Nizonide 500mg tablet effective?

When used in dose and duration as directed by your doctor, Nizonide 500mg tablet is effective. Do not stop taking this medicine even if you see improvement in your condition. Stopping it too early can cause your symptoms to return or worsen.

  • Does Nizonide 500mg cause changes in your urine color?

Yes, the Nizonide tablet might change the color of your urine. This is normal and not harmful. If your symptoms do not improve or worsen, contact your doctor.

  • Can Nizonide 500mg cause headache?

Yes, headache is a common side effect of taking this medicine. Rest and relax if you experience a headache after taking Nizonide 500mg. Try to keep yourself hydrated by drinking more fluids like electrolytes and water.

  • Can treatment with Nizonide 500mg cause dizziness?

Yes, some patients might experience dizziness during treatment with this medicine. Avoid operating machinery, driving, or participating in dangerous activities, mainly in the initial days of treatment.

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