Dimetrol

Drugs , Gastrointestinal System / October 17, 2016

Class: Gastrointestinal System
Dosage Form: Syrup
Stock: Out of Stock
Manufacturer: Eva Pharma

Composition:

Each 5 ml contains:
Diloxanide furoate………………………….100 mg
Metronidazole (as benzoate)……………200 mg

Indications:

Dimetrol is indicated in:

  • Acute and chronic intestinal amoebiasis
  • Hepatic amoebiasis
  • Intestinal lambliasis and giardiasis
  • Vaginal trichomoniasis

Contraindicatons:

Dimetrol is contraindicated in:

  • Hypersensitive patients
  • Pregnancy

Side Effects:

In hypersensitive people mild gastric upset may occur, as well as, flatulence.

Dosage and Administration:

The following is generally recommended:

  • Children 2-5 years: ½ – 1 teaspoonful ( 2.5 – 5 ml ) 3 times daily
  • Children 6-10 years: 2 teaspoonfuls ( 10 ml ) 3 times daily
  • Children 11-12 years: 1 tablespoonful ( 15 ml ) 3 times daily

Duration of treatment is for 5 to 10 days & the course of treatment may be repeated if necessary. Shake well before use.

Pregnancy and Lactation:

Use of Dimetrol should be avoided during pregnancy.

Packaging:

Bottle of 100 ml suspension.

 

Storage:

Store at room temperature, below 25°C.

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