What is Nitazoxanide?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Alinia Uniplus


Nitazoxanide is used in the treatment of diarrhea caused by Cryptosporidium parvum or Giardia lamblia.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Nitazoxanide

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently taking Nitazoxanide

Dosage Patients
500 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Nitazoxanide

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Did not seem to work 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Nitazoxanide


Currently taking Nitazoxanide

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking Nitazoxanide

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Nitazoxanide.