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Nifuroxazide (Ecoclav) oral 200 mg/5 ml – [90 ml vial]

$20.70

Intestinal antiseptic. Antidiarrheal drug

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Description

Nifuroxazide (Ecoclav) Pharmacodynamics
Nifuroxazide is an antimicrobial agent derived from nitrofuran. It blocks activity of dehydrogenases and inhibits respiratory chains, tricarboxylic acid cycle and a number of other biochemical processes in a microbial cell. It destroys the membrane of the microbial cell and reduces the production of toxins by microorganisms. Highly active against Campylobacter jejuni, Escherichia coli, Salmonella spp., Shigella spp.; Clostridium perfringens, Vibrio cholerae, pathogenic Vibrions and Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Staphylococcus spp.
Weakly sensitive to nifuroxazide: Citrobacter spp., Enterobacter cloacae and Proteus indologenes. Resistant to nifuroxazide: Klebsiella spp., Proteus mirabilis, Providencia spp., Pseudomonas spp. He disturbs the equilibrium of the intestinal microflora. At bacterial diarrhea restores intestinal eubiosis. At infection with enterotropic viruses prevent the development of bacterial superinfection.
Indications
– Acute bacterial diarrhea without worsening of the general state, increased body temperature, intoxication.
Contraindications
– Hypersensitivity to nifuroxazide, to nitrofuran derivatives or any excipients of the drug.
– Childhood under 3 years old.
– Pregnancy.
– Congenital intolerance to fructose, galactose, galactosemia, glucose-galactose malabsorption.
Use in pregnancy and during breast-feeding.
No teratogenic effect has been shown in animal studies.
However, as a precautionary measure, it is not recommended to take nifuroxazide during pregnancy. During the lactation period it is possible to continue breastfeeding in case of a short course of treatment with the drug. It is necessary to consult a physician.
How to use and dosages.
  • Orally.
  • For dosing, use a double-sided measuring spoon, 2.5 ml on one side and 5 ml on the other side.
  • Shake the suspension well before use.
  • Children aged 1-6 months: 2.5 ml 2 or 3 times a day (at intervals of 8-12 hours).
  • Children aged 6 months to 3 years: 2.5 ml 3 times a day (8-hour interval between doses).
  • Children aged 3 to 6 years: 5 ml 3 times a day (interval between doses of 8 hours).
  • Children from 6 to 18 years of age: 5 ml 3 to 4 times a day (the interval between doses is 6 to 8 hours).
  • Adults: 5 ml 4 times a day (interval between doses is 6 hours). Duration of treatment course is 5-7 days, but no more than 7 days.
  • If during the first three days there is no improvement, you should consult a doctor.
  • The drug should be used according to the method of administration and in those doses specified in the instructions.
  • If necessary, consult a doctor before using Nifuroxazide (Ecoclav).