Alinia (Nitazoxanide)

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Generic Name : Nitazoxanide

Manufactured By : Authorized Indian Generic

Prescription Required


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Information about ALINIA (Nitazoxanide):

Alinia, or Nitazoxanide, is an antiprotozoal and antiviral medication primarily used to treat certain parasitic infections and viral gastroenteritis caused by specific pathogens.

ALINIA (Nitazoxanide)i available in 500 mg tablet and an oral suspension of 100 mg/5 ml.. The 500 mg tablet is not suggested for pediatric patients younger than 12 years old since it contains more nitazoxanide than is appropriate for their age group.

Product Highlights

  • Alinia is available in oral suspension (liquid) and tablet forms.
  • It is effective against a variety of parasites, including Giardia lamblia and Cryptosporidium parvum, which cause gastrointestinal infections.

Key Ingredients

  • Nitazoxanide.

Key Benefits

  • Effective treatment for parasitic infections such as giardiasis and cryptosporidiosis.
  • Also used in the treatment of viral gastroenteritis caused by rotavirus and norovirus in certain cases.
  • Generally well-tolerated with few side effects compared to other treatments for similar infections.

Direction For Use

  • Alinia is typically taken orally with food.
  • The dosage and duration of treatment depend on the specific infection being treated and the patient's age and weight.
  • For children, the dosage may be adjusted based on their weight.

Adult Nitazoxanide Dosage Recommendations

Treatment IndicationAvailable Dosage StrengthsMaximum Recommended Dosage
Diarrhea caused by G.lamblia or C. parvum500 mg tablet, 100 mg/ 5ml suspension1 tablet (500 mg) or 25 ml of oral suspension every 12 hours with food for 3 days

Safety Concern

  • Common side effects may include abdominal pain, headache, nausea, and diarrhea.
  • It is important to take Alinia as prescribed and complete the full course of treatment to ensure the infection is fully eradicated.
  • Alinia may interact with other medications, so it's important to inform your healthcare provider about all medications and supplements you are taking.

Avoid Taking if ALINIA (Nitazoxanide):

  • Individuals with a known allergy to Nitazoxanide or any of the ingredients in Alinia should avoid taking it.
  • Alinia should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease or impaired liver function, as it may affect liver enzymes.
  • It is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless the benefits outweigh the risks, as the safety of Nitazoxanide during pregnancy has not been fully established.

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