Tradename
Ercefuryl 200
Generic Name
Nifuroxazide
Category
Gastrointestinal System
Form
Capsules
Composition
Nifuroxazide..........200 mg
Description
Properties/Actions
Nifuroxazide is a broad spectrum intestinal anti-infectious agent markedly superior to ciloquinol. It has a powerful antagonist action on enteropathogenic microorganisms such as E.coli, shigella, salmonella, Enterobacter haffiniae, Staphylococcus aureus, Vibrio cholerae, Clostridium difficile, Camphylobacter jejuni, Edwarsiella tarda.  Higher nifuroxazide concentrations are required for Klebsiella, Citrobacter, Enterobacter cloacae, Indologenous, Proteus and Yersinia enterocolitica.
Indications
Acute diarrhoea persumed to be of bacterial origin, if no invasive phenomenon are suspected.
This treatment is compatible with rehydration therapy, if required.
Contraindications
Any previous allergic reactions to nitrofuran derivatives.
Drug Interactions
Side Effects/Adverse Effects
Possibility of allergic reactions to nitrofuran derivatives.
Pregnancy & Lactation
Dosage & Administration
  • Adults: dosage and duration of treatment are according to medical advice.
  • In General: 1 capsule 4 times daily
  • Recovery should be obtained within 7 days.
Overdosage
Warnings
Notes
Storage
Packaging
Box containing 14 capsules
Manufacturer
Amriya Pharma (Egypt)
Price
Date Added/Updated
17th October 2010 7:01 pm

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