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Mobitide 500mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Mobitide 500mg Tablet belongs to the class of medications called luminal amebicide. It is used in the treatment of worm infections and intestinal infections caused by an organism called amoeba (intestinal amebiasis). It kills the infection causing microorganisms.

Mobitide 500mg Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It should be taken with food, preferably at a fixed time. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.

Some people may experience loss of appetite, nausea, dizziness and vomiting as the side effects of this medicine. Please consult your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. You may be monitored with blood tests and liver function tests throughout your treatment.

Side effects of Mobitide Tablet

Common
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Abdominal pain
  • Hair loss
  • Vomiting
  • Abnormal liver function tests
  • Fever
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo

How to use Mobitide Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Mobitide 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Mobitide Tablet works

Diloxanide belongs to the class of medications called luminal amoebicide. It acts inside the bowel (lumen of the bowel) to kill the infection causing amoeba.
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Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Mobitide 500mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mobitide 500mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Mobitide 500mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Mobitide 500mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Mobitide 500mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Mobitide 500mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Mobitide 500mg Tablet to treat a variety of parasitic worm infections.
  • It should be taken with food.
  • If you are unable to swallow the whole tablet, it may be crushed or chewed and swallowed with a full glass of water.
  • It can be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not take it during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Use birth control measures to prevent pregnancy while taking Mobitide 500mg Tablet.
  • Your doctor may monitor your blood counts and liver function before you start taking this medicine and regularly throughout your treatment.
  • Avoid being near people who are sick or have infections. Inform your doctor if you develop signs of infection.
  • Do not skip doses and finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may increase your risk of further infection.

Patient Concerns

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Sir/Madam, Kindly explain my abnormal test results.
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
Dear Sir Thank you for sharing your reports with me. It shows the following important things: 1. Your lymphocyte count is marginally high which indicates some kind of viral infections. Your vitamin D level is low, for this you should take calcirol sachet in milk once a week for at least 6 weeks. Your vitamin B12 level is low, for this you can take tablet mecobal once a day for at least 2 months.
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it is used for treating various infections
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FAQs

Q. Is Mobitide furoate an antibiotic?

Yes. Mobitide furoate or Mobitide is luminal amoebicidal agent used in the treatment of infections of the intestine caused by amoeba (a type of organism)

Q. Is Mobitide furoate banned?

Mobitide furoate or Mobitide is banned by the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA)

Q. What is Mobitide furoate?

Mobitide furoate or Mobitide belongs to the class of medications called luminal amoebicide that acts inside the intestine to kill infection causing amoeba (a type of organism)

Q. What is it used for?

It is used alone or along with medications (metronidazole and tinidazole) for the treatment of long-term or severe infection of the intestine caused by amoeba (chronic or acute intestinal amoebiasis).

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References
  1. Rosenthal PJ. Antiprotozoal Drugs. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 914-15.
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