Albizox contains Nitazoxanide. Albizox uses:
Albizox is indicated in diarrhoea caused by Cryptosporidium parvum and Giardia lamblia, Amebiasis and helminth infections.
|Weight:||100 mg/5 ml|
|Type:||Powder for Suspension|
|Therapeutic Class:||Anti-diarrhoeal Antiprotozoal|
|Manufacturer:||Albion Laboratories Limited|
|Last Updated:||November 21, 2020 at 6:15 pm|
Albizox, a synthetic antiprotozoal agent. Albizox is well absorbed from GIT. It interferes with the Pyruvate Ferredoxin Oxidoreductase (PFOR) enzyme dependent electron transfer reaction which is essential to anaerobic glucose energy metabolism. This results in cell swelling, membrane damage resulting in dysfunction of the parasite.
Albizox contains Nitazoxanide 100 mg/5 ml. Albizox Dosage:
Age 1-3 years: 5 ml (100 mg) twice daily for 3 days
Age 4-11 years: 10 ml (200 mg) twice daily for 3 days
Age >12 years: 25 ml or 1 tablet (500 mg) twice daily for 3 days
The suspension or tablet should be taken with food.
30 ml suspension: Shake the bottle well before adding water. Then add 20 ml of boiled and cooled water (with the help of provided cup) into the bottle and shake well to make 30 ml suspension.
60 ml suspension: Shake the bottle well before adding water. Then add 40 ml of boiled and cooled water (with the help of provided cup) into the bottle and shake well to make 60 ml suspension.
Albizox is generally well tolerated. However abdominal pain, diarrhoea vomiting and headache have been reported rarely
Albizox should be administrated with caution to patients with hepatic, renal and biliary disease.
Albizox is highly bound to plasma protein (>99.9%). Therefore, caution should be used when administering Albizox concurrently with other highly plasma-protein bound drugs.
Pregnancy Lactation use
Pregnancy category B. This drug should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed.
Nursing mother: It is not known whether Albizox is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when Albizox is administrated to a nursing woman.
Known hypersensitivity to Albizox or any other ingredient in the formulations
Paediatric Use: Safety and effectiveness of Albizox for Oral Suspension in paediatric patients less than one year of age have not been studied.
Impaired renal or hepatic function: The pharmacokinetics of Albizox in patients with impaired renal or hepatic function have not been studied. Therefore, Albizox must be administered with caution to patients with hepatic and biliary disease, to patients with renal disease and to patients with combined renal and hepatic disease.
Information on Albizox overdosage is not available. Single oral doses of up to 4000 mg Albizox have been administered to healthy adult volunteers without significant adverse effects.
Interaction with other Medicine
Store in a cool and dry place, away from light and moisture. Once reconstituted suspension should be used within 7 days.
Albizox Powder for Suspension price in Bangladesh 70.00