ALINIA for ORAL SUSPENSION Rx

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ALINIA for ORAL SUSPENSION

Diarrhea
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Nitazoxanide 100mg/5mL; pwd for reconstitution; strawberry flavor.

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Indications for ALINIA for ORAL SUSPENSION:

Diarrhea due to G. lamblia or C. parvum.

Limitations Of use:

Not effective in diarrhea due to C. parvum in HIV-infected or immunodeficiency.

Adult:

Take with food. 500mg every 12 hours for 3 days.

Children:

Take with food. Use susp. <1yr: not established. 1–3yrs: 100mg. 4–11yrs: 200mg. Both: every 12 hours for 3 days.

Warnings/Precautions:

Hepatic or renal impairment. HIV-infected or immunodeficient. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Caution with other highly protein bound drugs with narrow therapeutic indices (eg, warfarin).

See Also:

ALINIA TABLETS

Pharmacological Class:

Antiprotozoal.

Adverse Reactions:

Abdominal pain, headache, chromaturia, nausea.

How Supplied:

Tabs—6, 60; Susp—60mL