Iodoquinol

Iodoquinol

 

General English name: Iodoquinol

Brand: Yodoxin

Application: Diarrhea - amoebic intestinal infection

 

 

 

Pharmacological forms of idoquinol

Idokinol Drug Information

Dosage and method of taking idoquinol

Contraindications to the use of idoquinol

Taking idoquinol during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of idoquinol on driving and working with machines

Drug interactions with idoquinol

Special warnings and precautions while taking idoquinol

Side effects of idoquinol

Overdose of idoquinol (drug poisoning)

Storage conditions of idoquinol

 

 

 

 Pharmacological forms of idoquinol

Tablet

 

 Idokinol Drug Information

The most common cause of acute diarrhea is infection, but diarrhea can be caused by drinking too much beer, anxiety, and other medications as a side effect. Idoquinol is used alone or in combination with other drugs to treat certain parasitic infections of the gut.

In most cases, diarrhea resolves within a few days, but in some people it may last. The main treatment for diarrhea is to drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration. You may not need to take anti-diarrheal medications such as idoquinol, but these medications may be helpful if you want to go to the toilet less.

 

Dosage and method of taking idoquinol

Carefully read the package leaflet before starting treatment with idoquinol. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.

Bedoquinol has 210 and 650 mg doses, usually 650 mg every 8 hours. The dose of this drug will vary depending on the type of disease and should be under the supervision of a doctor, but normally the course of treatment of diarrhea with this drug is 20 days and the patient should take 3 pills daily.

Note that you should not take more than 2 grams of idoquinol in 24 hours.

Take idoquinol after a meal.

You should take this medicine for a full course of treatment to get rid of all your symptoms and complete the treatment. Do not stop treatment with idoquinol at once.

If you forget to take your daily dose at the right time but soon forget to take it; But if you remember when the next dose is near the hour, do not take the missed dose. You should not take two doses of the medicine together because of the missed dose.

 

Contraindications to the use of idoquinol

Pay attention to the expiration date of idoquinol and do not take it if your medicine has expired.

Never give idoquinol to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with idoquinol, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Taking idoquinol during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Medications can have harmful effects on the fetus or on yourself. Your doctor may prescribe this medicine for a pregnant woman, if prescribed by your doctor, take this medicine.

 

The effect of idoquinol on driving and working with machines

Idokinol is associated with symptoms such as blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness, make sure you are alert before driving or operating machinery.

 

 Drug interactions with idoquinol

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter medicines and herbal medicines (especially thyroid medicines such as levothyroxine) that you are taking and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change yourself or stop taking the medicine.

Iodoquinol may interfere with thyroid tests and alter the results of these tests. Tell your doctor before taking the test that you have used this medicine (in the last 6 months).

 

Special warnings and precautions while taking idoquinol

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking idoquinol:

  • If you decide to have a baby, if you are pregnant or if you are breast-feeding.
  • If you have kidney or liver problems.
  • If you have a thyroid or adrenal problem.
  • If you are allergic to hydroxyquinoline or cliquinol.
  • If you have an intestinal obstruction or an inflammatory bowel problem.
  • If you have neurological problems (such as numbness, burning, pain, or tingling in the legs or arms).
  • If you have optic neuritis (inflammation of the nerve fibers behind the eye).
  • If you are currently taking certain medications. These include all available medicines, whether prescribed or used by your doctor, such as herbal medicines and supplements.
  • If you have ever been allergic to another medicine.

 

Side effects of idoquinol

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away after a short time of taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

Common side effects:

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain

Itching of the rectum

Headache

Vertigo

Rare side effects:

Skin rash like acne

Redness or itching of the skin

Vision problems, pain behind the eyes

Burning or pain in the hands or feet

Ague

Swelling in the neck or throat (enlarged thyroid)

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of idoquinol.

 

Overdose of idoquinol (drug poisoning)

Do not take idoquinol more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

Do not take more than 2 grams of this drug per day.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting (fainting), severe drowsiness, muscle weakness, seizures, loss of consciousness, call the emergency room immediately.

 

Storage conditions of idoquinol

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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