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  •  Diloxanide furoate:

Indications

Amoebiasis (asymptomatic carriers in nonendemic areas; eradication of residual luminal amoebae after treatment of invasive disease with other drugs).

Dosage

Adult- 500 mg every 8 h for 10 days.
Child- 20 mg/kg body weight daily in three divided doses for 10 days.

Contraindications

Lactation; systemic amoebiasis.

Precautions

Pregnancy (defer treatment until after first trimester).

Adverse Effects

Flatulence; occasionally vomiting, pruritus and urticaria; furred tongue.

Storage

Store protected from light.

Brand Name

Composition

Company

Packing

MRP
Rs.

AMICLINE tab

Diloxanide furoate 500mg

FRANCO INDIAN

10

18.20

furamide tab

Diloxanide furoate 500mg

abbott

10

6.95

 

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