iodoquinol - oral, Yodoxin
GENERIC NAME: IODOQUINOL - ORAL (eye-OH-doe-KWIN-ol)
BRAND NAME(S): Yodoxin
USES: This medication is used alone or with other medications to treat certain parasite infections of the intestines.This medication is not recommended to treat diarrhea of an unknown cause.
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth after meals, usually 3 times daily or as directed by your doctor. This medication is usually taken for 20 days.For children, the dosage is based on weight.Iodoquinol works best when the amount of medicine in your body is kept at a constant level. Therefore, take this drug at evenly spaced intervals.Continue to take this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may result in a return of the infection. Also, do not take this medication longer than prescribed. The risk of serious side effects may be increased.Tell your doctor if your condition persists or if it worsens.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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