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Alinia Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is nitazoxanide (Alinia)?
- What are the possible side effects of nitazoxanide (Alinia)?
- What is the most important information I should know about nitazoxanide (Alinia)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking nitazoxanide (Alinia)?
- How should I take nitazoxanide (Alinia)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Alinia)?
- What happens if I overdose (Alinia)?
- What should I avoid while taking nitazoxanide (Alinia)?
- What other drugs will affect nitazoxanide (Alinia)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Alinia)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If you do not remember until it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of the medication.
What happens if I overdose (Alinia)?
Seek emergency medical attention.
Symptoms of a nitazoxanide overdose are not known.
What should I avoid while taking nitazoxanide (Alinia)?
There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activity during treatment with nitazoxanide unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What other drugs will affect nitazoxanide (Alinia)?
Many drugs may affect the way that nitazoxanide is metabolized ("broken down") in the body, leading to higher or lower than expected levels of the medication in the blood. Talk to your doctor before taking any other medicines during treatment with nitazoxanide.
Talk to your doctor before taking other prescription or over-the-counter medications including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products during treatment with nitazoxanide.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about nitazoxanide written for health professionals that you may read.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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