BRAND NAMES
 MECHANISM OF ACTION
Nifuroxazide is an oral nitrofuran antibiotic. Being acceptors of oxygen, nitrofurans inhibit the process of cellular respiration and biosynthesis of nucleic acids. Depending on blood concentration nitrofurans exert bacteriostatic or bactericidal effect.
Treatment of acute diarrhea presumed to be of bacterial origin in adults
Adults: usually 200 mg four times a day
Hypersensitivity to nitrofurane derivatives
 PREGNANCY AND LACTATION
Nifuroxazide should not be used during pregnancy.
Breast feeding remains possible in the event of a short course of treatment.
 SIDE EFFECTS
Allergic reactions such as cutaneous rash, urticaria, angioedema, anaphylactic shock.