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Paromomycin Sulfate

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Paromomycin Sulfate

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Paromomycin sulfate (paromomycin sulfate (paromomycin sulfate capsules) capsules) is indicated for intestinal amebiasis—acute and chronic (NOTE—It is not effective in extraintestinal amebiasis); management of hepatic coma—as adjunctive therapy.


Intestinal amebiasis: Adults and Children: Usual dose—25 to 35 mg/kg body weight daily, administered in three doses with meals, for five to ten days.

Management of hepatic coma: Adults: Usual dose—4 g daily in divided doses, given at regular intervals for five to six days.


Paromomycin Sulfate (paromomycin sulfate (paromomycin sulfate capsules) capsules) Capsules, each contain paromomycin sulfate (paromomycin sulfate (paromomycin sulfate capsules) capsules) equivalent to 250 mg paromomycin. The capsule is green/yellow, imprinted “175” in black ink on the cap and body.

NDC 57664-175-08: Bottles of 100

Store at controlled room temperature 15°-30°C (59°-86°F).

Protect from moisture.

Caution—Federal law prohibits dispensing without prescription.

3/97. Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Detroit, MI 48202. FDA revision date: n/a

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/10/2008

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