Alinia Dosage

Generic name: nitazoxanide
Dosage form: tablet; powder, for oral suspension

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* Alinia Tablets and Alinia for Oral Suspension have not been studied for the treatment of Giardia lamblia in HIV-infected or immunodeficient patients. Alinia Tablets and Alinia for Oral Suspension have not been shown to be superior to placebo for the treatment of diarrhea caused by Cryptosporidium parvum in HIV-infected or immunodeficient patients (see CLINICAL STUDIES).

Indication Age Dosage Duration
Treatment of diarrhea caused by Giardia lamblia or Cryptosporidium parvum* 1-3 years 5 mL of Alinia for Oral Suspension
(100 mg nitazoxanide) every 12 hours with food



3 days
4-11 years 10 mL of Alinia for Oral Suspension
(200 mg nitazoxanide) every 12 hours with food
   
≥12 years 1 Alinia Tablet (500 mg nitazoxanide) every 12 hours with food or 25 mL of Alinia for Oral Suspension (500 mg nitazoxanide) every 12 hours with food

A single Alinia tablet contains a greater amount of nitazoxanide than is recommended for pediatric dosing and should therefore not be used in pediatric patients 11 years or younger.

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