Nitazoxanide (Oral Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Nitazoxanide belongs to a group of medicines called antiprotozoals. It is used to treat diarrhea that is caused by certain types of protozoa (tiny, one-celled animals).
This medicine is available only with your healthcare professional's prescription.
Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although this use is not included in product labeling, nitazoxanide is used in certain patients with the following medical condition:
- Intestinal parasitic infections