Indications for: ALINIA
Diarrhea due to G. lamblia or C. parvum.
Limitations of Use:
Not effective in diarrhea due to C. parvum in HIV-infected or immunodeficiency.
Take with food. 500mg every 12 hours for 3 days.
<12yrs: not recommended.
Hepatic or renal impairment. HIV-infected or immunodeficient. Elderly. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers.
Caution with other highly protein bound drugs with narrow therapeutic indices (eg, warfarin).
Abdominal pain, headache, chromaturia, nausea.
Generic Drug Availability:
Tabs—12, 30; Susp—60mL