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Nizonide-O Tablet

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Product introduction

Nizonide-O Tablet is a combination medicine that is used to treat diarrhea and dysentery. It prevents the growth of microorganisms to treat the infection.

Nizonide-O Tablet is a prescription medicine that is advised to be taken as suggested by the doctor. It should be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as an overdose of it 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 to ensure a complete recovery.

Nizonide-O Tablet may lead to some side effects such as nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite, headache, 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 have any problems with your liver or kidneys. Also, tell your doctor if you are on any medication for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with the doctors before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive dizziness 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. If you are a known allergic to the medicine, you must refrain from using this medicine and consult your doctor. It is advised to take proper rest during the course of treatment for the medicine to work effectively.

Uses of Nizonide-O Tablet

Benefits of Nizonide-O Tablet

In Diarrhea

Diarrhea is an increase in the frequency of bowel movements or loose watery bowel movements. It can most commonly occur due to an infection of the digestive tract. Nizonide-O Tablet helps to treat diarrhea that is caused due to bacteria or parasitic worm infections. This medicine can relieve frequent loose motions and also help you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it and you should drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

In Dysentery

Dysentery or amoebic dysentery is a parasitic infection of the intestines that occurs mostly due to intake of contaminated food or water. The symptoms include loose stools (diarrhea), stomach cramps and stomach pain. Nizonide-O Tablet helps to treat this infection by killing the infection causing parasites. It relieves these symptoms and also helps you to stay well by preventing them from coming back. You need to take this medicine regularly to get the most out of it and you should drink plenty of fluids while taking it to make sure you stay hydrated.

Side effects of Nizonide-O 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 Nizonide-O

  • 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 may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Nizonide-O Tablet.
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.
Breast feeding
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.

What if you forget to take Nizonide-O Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Nizonide-O 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

  • Take your medication timely to maintain steady levels in your body.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Discontinue Nizonide-O Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • It is advisable to drink plenty of fluids and a healthy diet while taking the medicine.
  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how medicine affects you.

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FAQs

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

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

Q. Can Nizonide-O Tablet cause insomnia?

Nizonide-O Tablet 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 Tablet 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 Tablet?

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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Country of origin: India

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