This medication is an antibacterial agent, prescribed for giardiasis and cholera. It works by killing the bacteria and protozoa.
Adults: 100mg 3-4 times. Children: 5mg/kg daily in 4 divided doses.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth with food.
• Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women, patients with history of G6PD deficiency (genetic disorder).
Nausea, vomiting, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, uneasiness, rash, fever, joint pain, brown urine and anemia.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature.
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