IODOQUINOL

(eye oh DOE quih nol) Brand: Diquinol, Yodoxin

What is the most significant information I must know about iodoquinol?

• Use caution when driving or performing another hazardous activities before you know how this medicine affects you. Iodoquinol may reason dizziness or visual disturbances. Message any vision changes to your doctor.

What is iodoquinol?

Iodoquinol is an amebicidal drug. The exact way that iodoquinol works is not known.

Iodoquinol is used to treat intestinal infections caused by amoebae.

Iodoquinol may also be used for purposes another than those listed in this medicine guide.

What must I discuss with my healthcare provider till taking iodoquinol?

• Do not take iodoquinol without first talking to your doctor if you have

· liver disease;

· optic neuritis (inflammation of the optic nerve) or another vision problems;

· nerve problems (peripheral neuropathy, numbness or tingling); or

· thyroid disease.

• You may not be able to take iodoquinol, or you may require a dosage adjustment or particular monitoring during your therapy if you have any of the conditions listed above.

• It is not known whether iodoquinol will be deleterious to an unborn child. Do not take iodoquinol without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant or could become pregnant during treatment.

• It is not known if iodoquinol will affect a nursing infant. Do not take iodoquinol without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

How must I take iodoquinol?

• Take iodoquinol exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these directions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.

• Take every doze with a full glass of water.

• Take iodoquinol after a meal.

• It is significant to take iodoquinol regularly to get the most benefit.

• Store iodoquinol at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

What happens if I miss a dose?

• Take the missed doze as soon as you remember. However, if it is nearly time for the following doze, skip the missed doze and only take the following regularly scheduled doze. Do not take a double doze of this medication.

What happens if I overdose?

• Search abnormal medical attention if an overdose is suspected.

• Symptoms of an iodoquinol overdose have not been reported.

What must I avoid while taking iodoquinol?

• Use caution when driving or performing another hazardous activities before you know how this medicine affects you. Iodoquinol may reason dizziness or visual disturbances. Message any vision changes to your doctor.

What are the possible side effects of iodoquinol?

• Search abnormal medical attention or contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the next uncommon but serious side effects:

· an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or person; or hives);

· vision problems;

· numbness or tingling; or

· skin rash.

• Another, smaller serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Continue to take iodoquinol and conversation to your doctor if you experience

· nausea, vomiting, or abdominal cramps;

· diarrhea;

· headache;

· dizziness;

· fever or chills;

· itching; or

· enlargement of the thyroid gland.

• Side effects another than those listed here may also occur. Conversation to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome. You may message side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What another drugs will affect iodoquinol?

• Till taking iodoquinol, conversation to your doctor if you are taking any of the next drugs:

· bortezomib (Velcade);

· didanosine (Videx);

· lamivudine (Epivir, Epivir-HBV, Trizivir);

· stavudine (Zerit, Zerit XR); or

· zalcitibine (Hivid).

• You may not be able to take iodoquinol, or you may require a dosage adjustment or particular monitoring during treatment.

• Drugs another than those listed here may also interact with iodoquinol. Do not take any another prescription or over-the-counter medicines, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal commodity, without first talking to your doctor.

Where can I get more information?

• Your pharmacist has more information about iodoquinol written for health professionals that you may read.

Remember, hold this and all another medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medicine only for the indication prescribed.

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