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Nitazoxanide Disease Interactions

There are 2 disease interactions with nitazoxanide:


Nitazoxanide (Includes Nitazoxanide) ↔ Diabetes

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility

Applies to: Diabetes Mellitus

Alinia (brand of nitazoxanide) oral suspension contains 1.48 grams of sucrose per 5 mL. The sugar content should be considered when this product is used in patients with diabetes.


  1. "Product Information. Alinia (nitazoxanide)." Romark Laboratories L.C., Tampa, FL.

Nitazoxanide (Includes Nitazoxanide) ↔ Renal/Liver Disease

Moderate Potential Hazard, Low plausibility

Applies to: Renal Dysfunction, Liver Disease, Biliary Obstruction

The pharmacokinetics of nitazoxanide in patients with compromised renal and/or hepatic function have not been studied. Therapy with nitazoxanide should be administered cautiously in patients with hepatic and biliary disease and/or renal disease.


  1. "Product Information. Alinia (nitazoxanide)." Romark Laboratories L.C., Tampa, FL.

nitazoxanide drug Interactions

There are 36 drug interactions with nitazoxanide

nitazoxanide alcohol/food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with nitazoxanide

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

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