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(Generic alternative to Alinia)

Formulation : Tablet

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No Brand Alternative Available

No brand alternative is available for this drug.

What is Alinia /Nitazoxanide used for?

Alinia is used in the treatment of diarrhea.

How should Alinia /Nitazoxanide be stored?

Keep Alinia at room temperature and away from the influence of heat or moisture.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Alinia/Nitazoxanide ?

Alinia should be taken exactly as directed by your doctor. Alinia is available in the generic form Nitazoxanide. Take with water and food. Never take Alinia on an empty stomach.

When should Alinia /Nitazoxanide not be taken?

If you have any known allergies to ingredients of Alinia do not use it. Make sure you doctor is fully aware of your medical history and current health condition.

What precautions should I follow when taking Alinia /Nitazoxanide ?

Before using Alinia, tell your doctor if you have liver disease, HIV infection, or kidney disease. Also, inform your doctor in regards to pregnancy if applicable.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Alinia /Nitazoxanide ?

Taking Alinia can lead to dizziness. Do not drive or participate in any activities that could be hazardous to your health until you know how your body will react to this medication. Alcohol intake should also be limited.

When should Alinia /Nitazoxanide not be taken?

Allergic reactions such as getting hives, trouble breathing, or swelling may occur if you are allergic to the ingredients of Alinia.

Common side effects of Alinia include: vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, headaches, and stomach pain. If you notice anything unusual talk to your doctor about it as soon as possible.

Other: None.

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