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Nifuroxazide dosage for 5 year old child

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Dr.  Shailja Puri MD

Hi Doctor, I'm G6PDD and I used to use a medicine called "Antinal" -nifuroxazide- for intestinal antiseptic, but I've seen some sites claiming that "nifuroxazide" is not safe for G6PDD. My question is ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shailja Puri ( Pathologist and Microbiologist)
Dr. Rhea Chanda MD

Is nifuroxazide a penicillin derivative? (Nifuoxazide is also known as Antinal) ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rhea Chanda ( OBGYN)
Dr.  Shoaib Khan MD

In France--ate bad meal--it triggered my IBS . Pharmacist suggested Nifuroxazide--2 capsules in a.m and 2 in evening/-total of 800 mg. i am sensitive to drugs so took 1 and 1 for total of 400 mg yesterday ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shoaib Khan ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

My 19 year old daughter is traveling in Moorea on a scuba diving research trip. She has diarrhea -- pooping maybe 3 times a day for past 2 days. The local doctor prescribed Nifuroxazide . Is it safe... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Chobufo Ditah MD

I'm in France with viral gastroenteritis . The doctor here prescribed Nifuroxazide 200mg. I am severely allergic (have had an anaphylactic reaction to Macrodantin in USA about 20 yrs ago...chills, fever ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chobufo Ditah ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Salah Saad Shoman MD

we have a 5 yo boy (21kg) who was daignosed with amebiasis. We palced him on flagyl 160mg Iv Q6hrs ... we add Nifuroxazide to his regimen although it is not for invasive phenomenon? Dr Mona Awadh Clinical ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Salah Saad Shoman ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Archana Verma MD

Hi, I have a 17 month old baby girl and has amoebaisis, i was the one who took her stool to the laboratory and found out that she has amoeba. her pedia gave her metronidazole and nifuroxazide to be taken ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Archana Verma ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Zona Bakhtawar MD

can i take metronidazole and nifuroxazide together? I work here in Africa and I was taking metronidazole for diahrrea but it was not having any effect. I went to the pharmacy and was given nifuroxazine ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Zona Bakhtawar ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  E Venkata Ramana MD

. My child is now 5 months old. He is physically healthy but at the back of my mind, I am very worried ...hello doc. my child has a g6pd deficiency. when he was 1 month old, he had a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. E Venkata Ramana ( Pediatrician)
Dr. Diptanshu Das MD

Egypt tummy . Antinal (aka nifuroxazide) is apparently the thing said to be effective to cure. I have a 2yr old. Is it ok for him to have? If so, how much can I give? Is is 1 capsule twice a day? I think ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Diptanshu Das ( Pediatrician)