Can I drink alcohol while taking nitazoxanide?
Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between Alcohol (contained in alcoholic beverages) and nitazoxanide. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
How long does nitazoxanide stay in your system?
|Rapidly hydrolyzed to tizoxanide
|tizoxanide tizoxanide glucuronide
|Kidney, bile duct, and fecal
Does nitazoxanide have side effects?
Common side effects may include: nausea, stomach pain; headache; or. discolored urine.
How long do you have to wait to drink alcohol after taking tinidazole?
Do not drink alcohol while taking tinidazole and for at least 3 days after your treatment ends. You may have unpleasant side effects such as fast heartbeats, severe nausea, vomiting, sweating, and warmth or tingling under your skin. Many products may contain alcohol, including mouthwash or cough and cold medicines.
What is nitazoxanide good for?
Nitazoxanide is a broad-spectrum thiazolide antiparasitic agent that is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of Cryptosporidium parvum and Giardia duodenalis infections in children aged ≥1 year and adults.
What is Nitazoxanida 500MG?
Nitazoxanide is used to treat diarrhea in children and adults caused by the protozoa Cryptosporidium or Giardia. Protozoa are suspected as the cause when diarrhea lasts more than 7 days. Nitazoxanide is in a class of medications called antiprotozoal agents.
Is tinidazole safe in breastfeeding?
Tinidazole can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. Do not breast-feed while you are taking tinidazole and for at least 3 days after your last dose. You may begin nursing again 3 days after your last dose or tinidazole.
What happens if I drink alcohol with tinidazole?
What drugs and food should I avoid while taking Tinidazole (Tindamax)? Do not drink alcohol while taking tinidazole and for at least 3 days after your treatment ends. You may have unpleasant side effects such as fast heartbeats, severe nausea, vomiting, sweating, and warmth or tingling under your skin.
Can you drink while breastfeeding?
Not drinking alcohol is the safest option for breastfeeding mothers. Generally, moderate alcohol consumption by a breastfeeding mother (up to 1 standard drink per day) is not known to be harmful to the infant, especially if the mother waits at least 2 hours after a single drink before nursing.
Is nitazoxanide safe during lactation?
Summary of Use during Lactation. Limited information indicates that a maternal dose of 500 mg of nitazoxanide produces low levels of an active metabolite, tizoxanide, in breastmilk and would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants, especially if the infant is older than 2 months.
Is it safe to take tizoxanide while breastfeeding?
According to limited data, a maternal dose of 500 mg produced low levels of tizoxanide in breast milk; harmful effects in the nursing infant (especially if older than 2 months) would not be expected. A lactating mother volunteered to take a single 500 mg oral dose of this drug (as a commercial suspension).
How many Nitazoxanide 500 mg can you take for diarrhea?
Nitazoxanide dosing information. Usual Adult Dose for Amebiasis: For diarrhea in immunocompetent patients: 500 mg twice daily with food for 3 days. For diarrhea in AIDS patients: 1000 mg twice daily with food for 14 days or until diarrhea resolves.
What is Nitazoxanide 500 mg used to treat?
This medication is used to treat diarrhea caused by certain parasite infections of the intestines (Cryptosporidium parvum and Giardia lamblia). How to use Nitazoxanide 500 Mg Tablet Antiprotozoal Agents Take this medication by mouth with food as directed by your doctor, usually every 12 hours for 3 days.