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Nitcol 500mg Tablet

By RANBAXY LABORATORIES (SUN PHARMA)
6 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 41.00*
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Nitcol 500 MG Description

Nitcol Tablet contains nitazoxanide as the active ingredient. It is an anti-worm medicine, which is used for the treatment of diarrhoea in patients suffering from an infection due to G lamblia or C p

arvum worms. This medicine is not effective when used for the same infections in HIV infected patients or people with weak immunity. Nitcol acts by inhibiting the growth of this infection-causing organism, thus preventing the further spread of infection. Take this medicine as advised by your doctor for the prescribed duration. Complete the course of this medicine, even if you start feeling better after starting the treatment with the Nitcol.

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ContainsNitazoxanide(500.0 Mg)
UsesDiarrhoea
Side effectsDizziness, nausea, abdominal discomfort
TherapyANTI-DIARRHOEAL
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uses

Uses of Nitcol 500 MG

Treatment of diarrhoea infection is mainly caused by worms such as Giardia lamblia or Cryptosporidium parvum.
contraindications

Contraindications of Nitcol 500 MG

If you have a known allergy to nitazoxanide or any other ingredient of this medicine.
sideEffects

Side effects of Nitcol 500 MG

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Dizziness
  • Skin rash
  • Difficulty in breathing
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Nitcol 500 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Nitcol Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Limited information is available on safety regarding the use of the Nitcol Tablet during pregnancy. Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Nitcol Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
You should avoid taking Nitcol if you are a nursing mother. Consult your doctor about its safety and precautions.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Nitcol Tablet?
A:
Nitcol Tablet can make you feel dizzy and drowsy. Thus, it is advised to avoid or be cautious while driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Nitcol Tablet?
A:
Alcohol is not known to interact with this medicine. However, you should avoid using alcohol as it can delay the healing or decrease the body's response to infection/injury.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from HIV infection.
  • Your immunity is weak due to immunosuppressant medicines or any medical condition.
  • You experience rashes or allergic reactions after taking this medicine.
  • Nitcol Tablets should not be used in children below 12 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Nitcol 500 MG

How Does It Work?

Nitcol Tablet contains nitazoxanide acts by interfering with the enzyme responsible for energy metabolism and growth of the infection causing parasites in the body, thus preventing the spread of infec...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Nitcol 500 MG

Take this medicine as a whole with sufficient water as prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Nitcol 500 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Nitcol Tablet works or the Tablet itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially, if you are taking blood thinners like warfarin, heart medicine like digoxin, fits medicine like phenytoin, etc.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Nitcol 500 MG

  • Store at 25 degrees C in a dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Nitcol 500 MG

Overdose

If you have taken too much of this medicine then contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

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WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What else can I give with Nitcol Tablet to treat diarrhoea?

A: Along with Nitcol, try to follow the prescription advised by your doctor and learn about the recommended diet and hydration. You should take an easily digestible diet in small, frequent portions. Make it least oily n least spicy. Fluid loss due to diarrhoea and vomiting should be maintained by a good intake of water and electrolytes. WHO ORS can be taken for rehydration.

Q: When should I take Nitcol Tablet?

A: You should take Nitcol exactly as told by the doctor. But to avoid stomach discomfort you can consume it with food.

Q: Is Nitcol an antibiotic?

A: Nitcol belongs to the Anthelmintics class of medicines. It is an anti-worm medicine, which is used for the treatment of diarrhoea in patients suffering from an infection due to G lamblia or C parvum worms.

Q: What are the side effects of Nitcol?

A: Nausea, diarrhoea, abdominal discomfort, dizziness, skin rash are a few side effects of Nitcol. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own. Also, everyone doesn't have to experience the same.
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Brand
NITCOL
Expires on or After
23/05/2024

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