Drug: Alinia

NITAZOXANIDE (nye ta ZOX a nide) is an anti-infective. It is used to treat diarrhea caused by some parasites.

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • fever, chills
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • tremor
  • unusual bleeding, bruising
  • unusually weak or tired
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • bone, muscle pain
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • dry mouth
  • headache
  • nausea, vomiting
  • stomach pain
  • urine discoloration

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Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • fever, chills
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • tremor
  • unusual bleeding, bruising
  • unusually weak or tired
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
  • bone, muscle pain
  • diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • dry mouth
  • headache
  • nausea, vomiting
  • stomach pain
  • urine discoloration

Source: http://www.healthline.com

What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine? They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
  • bile or gallbladder problems
  • immune system problems
  • kidney disease
  • liver disease
  • an unusual or allergic reaction to nitazoxanide, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
  • pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • breast-feeding

Source: http://www.healthline.com

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