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Nizonide-O Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Nizonide-O Tablet is a combination of two antibiotics that effectively treats diarrhea and dysentery. It also kills the microorganisms and treats the infection.

Nizonide-O Tablet is a prescription medicine. It can be taken with or without food. Take the medicine regularly at the same time. It should be taken in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. A missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment should be completed for better efficacy.

Some of the side effects of Nizonide-O Tablet are vomiting, headaches, nausea, etc. You may also feel dizzy, thus it is advised not to drive or operate machinery. To overcome dizziness you should drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your doctor before starting with the medication.

Uses of Nizonide-O Tablet

Nizonide-O Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea

How to use Nizonide-O 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. Nizonide-O Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Nizonide-O Tablet works

Nizonide-O Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Nitazoxanide and Ofloxacin. Nitazoxanide is an antiparasitic. It works by interfering with the energy metabolism of parasites, which ultimately causes their death. Ofloxacin kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

Nizonide-O Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Nizonide-O Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nizonide-O 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.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nizonide-O Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Nizonide-O Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Nizonide-O Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nizonide-O Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Nizonide-O Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nizonide-O Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Nizonide-O

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Feeling hungry nd after eating imeediate goes to toilet .
Dr. Saurabh Gupta
Child Specialist
Give tablet bandy plus statTablet nizonide o one tablet twice daily for 3 days
Diarrhea and dysentery last 15 daysI had taken levofoxcin+ornidazol bd for 5 days along refaximin 400 tab bd for 5 day but it is start again
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Get a colonoscopy done for chronic Diarrhea
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FAQs

Q. What should I inform my doctor before taking Nizonide-O?

Inform your doctor about all your medical conditions and the medicines you are taking.

Q. Can Nizonide-O cause insomnia?

Nizonide-O contains ofloxacin, which can cause insomnia. Consult your doctor if you have a consistent sleeping problem while taking this medicine.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Nizonide-O be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Nizonide-O?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References
  1. Nitazoxanide. Tampa Florida: Romark Pharmaceuticals; 2005. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Ofloxacin. Raritan, New Jersey: Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; 2008. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Nitazoxanide Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 31 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Ofloxacin. Hatfield, Hertfordshire: Generics [UK] Limited; 2002 [revised Mar. 2016]. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Lupin Ltd, 3rd floor Kalpataru Inspire, Off. W E Highway, Santacruz (East), Mumbai 400 055. India
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