This medication is an antiamoebic agent, prescribed for amoebic dysentery.
PO: Adult- The recommended dose range is 0.5gm to 1.5gm daily for 1 to 7 days.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth as directed by your physician.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, liver or kidney disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Central Nervous System:
Drowsiness, dizziness, headache, tremor, rigidity, poor coordination, epilepsy, tiredness, temporary loss of consciousness and fainting.
• Miscellaneous: Nausea, vomiting, taste disturbances, liver impairment, skin reactions like rash, itching and inflammation.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature, and keep away from children.
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