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Enteroquinol Tablet

Manufactured byEAST INDIA PHARMACEUTICAL WORKS LTD
Description

Enteroquinol Tablet is an anti-amoebic, antibacterial and antifungal agent used to treat a variety of infections caused by the amoeba, bacteria, and fungi.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Enteroquinol Tablet

  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dry mouth
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Hair loss

Uses of Enteroquinol Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Amoebic dysentry
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to quiniodochlor, or any other inactive ingredient present along with the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.
General warnings

Iodine allergy

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with an iodine allergy due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Overactive thyroid

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with an overactive thyroid due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Missed Dose

The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine as advised by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine kills the organisms responsible for causing diarrhea (trophozoites).
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antibacterial, Anti-amoebic

Schedule

Schedule H

[Internet]. Nopr.niscair.res.in. 2020 [cited 20 January 2020]. Available from:

http://nopr.niscair.res.in/bitstream/123456789/9580/1/IJPAP%2042%283%29%20162-166.pdf

Quiniodochlor: Mechanism, Indication, Contraindications, Dosing, Adverse Effect | Pediatric Oncall [Internet]. Pediatriconcall.com. 2020 [cited 20 January 2020]. Available from:

https://www.pediatriconcall.com/drugs/quiniodochlor/780
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Information on this page was last updated on 20 Jan 2020

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