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Nitacure 500mg Tablet

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Nitacure 500 MG Description

Nitacure 500 mg tablet is used to treat diarrhoea and worm infections. It falls under the category of medicines called antiprotozoal agents. The active ingredient in Nitacure 500 mg tablet is Nitazoxa...
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ContainsNitazoxanide(500.0 Mg)
UsesDiarrhoea
Side effectsDizziness, Dry mouth, Headache, Stomach ache
ClassificationANTHELMINTIC
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Uses of Nitacure 500 MG

  • Nitacure 500 mg tablets are used to treat:
  • Diarrhoea
  • Worm infections

Contraindications of Nitacure 500 MG

  • Do not take Nitacure 500 mg tablets, or use caution:
  • If you are allergic to nitazoxanide
  • If you have a weak immune system due to HIV or any other cause
  • If you have been diagnosed with kidney disorders
  • If you have liver issues
  • If you are allergic to food or dyes
  • If you suffer from gallbladder or bile issues
  • If the affected person has not completed 12 years of age

Side effects of Nitacure 500 MG

  • Nitacure 500 mg tablet side effects are mild and do not require medical intervention. Most users do not experience any side effects after taking this medicine. Some users of Nitacure 500 mg tablets ha...
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  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth
  • Headache
  • Stomach ache
  • Discoloured urine
  • Pain in muscles or bones
  • Talk to your doctor if the side effects of Nitacure 500 mg tablets persist or become worse.

Precautions and Warnings of Nitacure 500 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Nitacure 500 mg tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Inform your doctor before taking Nitacure 500 mg tablets in pregnancy. The doctor will weigh the risks and benefits of using this medicine and discuss them with you.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Nitacure 500 mg tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not confirmed if Nitacure 500 mg tablets pass into breast milk. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding before starting treatment with this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Nitacure 500 mg tablets?
A:
Wait for some time to evaluate the side effects of Nitacure 500 mg tablets before indulging in activities like driving. Some users of this medicine have experienced side effects like giddiness and sleepiness.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Nitacure 500 mg tablets?
A:
It is not confirmed if consuming alcohol with Nitacure 500 mg tablets is safe. Talk to your doctor about alcohol usage while being treated with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You take other medicines, herbal supplements, and nutritional products.
  • You are diagnosed with diabetes.
  • You must inform the doctor about your diet and fluid consumption.
  • Your diarrhoea does not subside or worsen after taking Nitacure 500 mg tablets.
  • You experience skin rash or itching problems while taking Nitacure 500 mg tablets.
  • You have to start or stop taking any new medicine while being treated with Nitacure 500 mg tablet.
  • You wish to start any new diet or exercise regime while treated with Nitacure 500 mg tablets.

Mode of Action of Nitacure 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Diarrhoea is caused due to various reasons. In most cases, diarrhoea subsides after a couple of days. Protozoa infections are often the reason for long-lasting diarrhoea that lasts for more than a wee...
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Directions for Use of Nitacure 500 MG

  • The dose of Nitacure 500 mg tablets varies according to the affected person’s age, health. and ailment.
  • The dosage of Nitacure 500 mg tablets for children are prescribed according to their age.
  • Take Nitacure 500 mg tablets in the exact dose prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not take extra doses of Nitacure 500 mg tablets without medical advice. This will not provide relief.
  • Swallow Nitacure 500 mg tablets with water.
  • Do not crush or mix Nitacure 500 mg tablets with food or drinks.
  • Do not take Nitacure 500 mg tablets on an empty stomach. Your body absorbs Nitacure 500 mg tablets better when taken with food. Consume plenty of fluids when you have diarrhoea.
  • Practice personal hygiene while on treatment with Nitacure 500 mg tablets to prevent the spread of infection.
  • Remember that Nitacure 500 mg has been prescribed for your present ailment. Do not use this medicine in the future without medical advice.

Interactions of Nitacure 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Nitacure 500 mg interacts with medicines like:
  • Consuming Nitacure 500 mg with anticonvulsants like valproic acid can increase valproic acid levels in your blood. This can also aggravate the side effects associated with valproic acid.
  • Nitacure 500 mg can increase the levels of blood thinners like warfarin in your blood. Consequently, it also intensifies the side effects of warfarin.
  • Nitacure 500 mg interaction with sleeping pills like diazepam can increase the levels of diazepam in your blood, leading to intense effects of diazepam.
  • Consuming Nitacure 500 mg tab with antiseizure medicines like phenytoin can increase the levels of phenytoin in your blood.
  • Combining Nitacure 500 mg tab with acetohexamide can result in increased levels of acetohexamide in your blood. This can aggravate the effects and side effects of acetohexamide.

Storage and disposal of Nitacure 500 MG

Store Nitacure 500 mg tablets in a tight container on a shelf that is unreachable for pets or children. Do not expose Nitacure 500 mg tablets to heat, sunlight, water, and dust. Nitacure 500 mg can be...
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Dosage of Nitacure 500 MG

Overdose

Contact your doctor immediately if you have taken an overdose of Nitacure 500 mg tablets. Rush to a hospital if you have serious problems like loss of consciousness or breathing troubles after consumi...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Nitacure 500 mg tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose of Nitacure 500 mg tablet, skip the missed dose and continue with you...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: My diarrhoea has stopped within a couple of days of taking Nitacure 500 mg tablets. Should I stop the medicine now?

A: Continue Nitacure 500 mg tablets for the entire period directed by your doctor. Stopping Nitacure 500 mg tablets without medical advice may cause the infection to return.

Q: I have been feeling giddy after taking Nitacure 500 mg tablets. Is this normal?

A: Giddiness is one of the rare side effects of Nitacure 500 mg. Inform your doctor about your giddiness.

Q: My friend is suffering from diarrhoea, and I have leftover Nitacure 500 mg tablets. Can I share it with him?

A: Do not share Nitacure 500 mg tablets with others. There can be numerous types of diarrhoea. Nitacure 500 mg tablets are prescribed only after proper investigation by a health professional.
Product Details
Brand
NITACURE
Country of Origin
India
Last Updated on: 22 Apr 2022 | 07:27 PM (IST)

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