Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet

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Introduction

Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics that is used to treat diarrhea and dysentery. It prevents the growth of infection-causing microorganisms.

Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet should be taken with food, preferably at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment must be completed even if you feel better.

Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet may lead to some side effects such as nausea, headaches, dryness of mouth, etc. To overcome any such side effects, it is advised to eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. If you experience any allergic reaction (rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc.), you must consult your doctor immediately.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy.

Uses of Nidalox Tablet

Benefits of Nidalox Tablet

In Treatment of Diarrhea

Diarrhea is a condition in which you frequently pass loose, watery stools. Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet helps treat diarrhea by killing the bacteria causing infections as well as prevents them from multiplying. Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet makes the stool less watery as well as reduces the frequency of loose motions. This helps you to stay well and do your daily activities without any problem. Since diarrhea causes loss of fluid from the body, drink plenty of fluids to make sure you stay hydrated.

In Treatment of Dysentery

Dysentery is a bacterial or parasitic infection in which you pass loose and watery stools with blood and mucus. You may have severe stomach cramps, nausea, and vomiting. Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet works by stopping the growth of bacteria and parasites causing infection. It relieves these symptoms and also helps you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. To prevent the spread of infection, it is advisable to always wash your hands after using the toilet.

Side effects of Nidalox Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Nidalox

  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Metallic taste
  • Flatulence

How to use Nidalox 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. Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Nidalox Tablet works

Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Diloxanide and Tinidazole. Diloxanide is an amoebicide. It works inside the large intestine to kill the infection causing amoeba (parasites). Tinidazole is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria and other microorganisms that cause infections by damaging the DNA.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nidalox 250mg/300mg 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 Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet may make you feel drowsy or gives you problems with coordination or sensation (e.g. numbness or weakness). This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Nidalox Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet should be taken with food at the same time every day.
  • It is advisable to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water to overcome the side effects.
  • 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.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as medicine can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol during or for 2-3 days after treatment with this medicine. You may develop nausea, vomiting, flushing, and headache.
  • Inform your doctor if you have liver disease. Your dose may need to be adjusted in severe liver disease.

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Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Patient Concerns

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Diarrhea and dysentery last 15 days I had taken levofoxcin+ornidazol bd for 5 days along refaximin 400 tab bd for 5 day but it is start again
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Internal Medicine
Get a colonoscopy done for chronic Diarrhea
For diarrhea which antibiotic is good for kids and for dysentery which antibiotic is good for kids?
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
There are many underlying causes of Patient?s symptoms. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine patient in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will give opinion and prescribe you treatment. At time may ask you relevant investigations if necessary. Patient may need antibiotics and/or other prescription drugs. It is mandatory for the customer to have a prescription for the prescription medicines he/she is procuring. Valid prescription cannot be given without diagnosis and clinical examination. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient.
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FAQs

Q. What if I miss my dose?

Take Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet as soon as you remember it. However, do not take it if it's almost time for your next dose. Also, do not take an extra dose to make up for your missed dose.

Q. Can I stop taking Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Nidalox 250mg/300mg Tablet and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References

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