Information about Quiniodochlor
Quiniodochlor is used in the treatment of worm infections and intestinal amoebiasis.
How Quiniodochlor works
Quiniodochlor belongs to the class of drugs called as intestinal amoebicides. It exerts its action by directly killing the trophozoites (adult parasite) responsible for production of cysts (infective form of parasite). .
Common side effects of Quiniodochlor
Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Abnormal liver function tests, Fever, Hair loss, Dizziness, Abdominal pain, Vertigo
Expert advice for Quiniodochlor
- You have been prescribed Quiniodochlor to treat a variety of parasitic worm infections.
- It should be taken with food.
- Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet. Swallow it whole with a full glass of water.
- It can be harmful to an unborn baby. Do not take it during pregnancy. Use birth control measures to prevent pregnancy while taking Quiniodochlor.
- 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.