Entamizole tablet DS 15's
Entamizole tablet DS contains Diloxanide Furoate and Metronidazole | belongs to Dichloroacetamide derivative/Nitroimidazole
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How it works
Entamizole tablet DS 15’s is nitro imidazoles which have broad spectrum cidal activity against Protozoa and some anaerobic bacteria. Its selective toxicity to anaerobic microbes involves. It enters the cell by diffusion, Nitro group of drug is reduced by redox proteins present only in anaerobic organisms to reactive nitro radical which exerts cytotoxic action by damaging DNA and other critical biomolecules.DNA helix destabilization & strand breakage has been observed.
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what are the adverse effects of Entamizole tablet DS 15’s?
What happens if I miss a dose of Entamizole tablet DS 15’s?
Adults: 2 tab or 1 DS tab or 10-20 mL thrice daily for 5 days.
Children: 5-12 yr, Half to one tab or 5-10 mL thrice daily for 5 days; 1-5 yr, 5 mL thrice for 5 days. In refractory cases the treatment in adults and children can be continued for 10 days.
One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Entamizole tablet DS 15’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.
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