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Entamizole (R)

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Diloxanide furoate is the drug of choice in the treatment of chronic intestinal amoebiasis in which only cysts and not vegetative forms of the organism are seen in the faeces.

Side effects:-

  • flatulence
  • vomiting
  • urticaria
  • pruritus

The summary of product characteristics must be consulted before prescribing this drug.