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Nitazoxanide Disease Interactions

There are 2 disease interactions with nitazoxanide.


Nitazoxanide (applies to nitazoxanide) diabetes

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility. Applicable conditions: 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. (2002):

Nitazoxanide (applies to nitazoxanide) renal/liver disease

Moderate Potential Hazard, Low plausibility. Applicable conditions: Renal Dysfunction, 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. (2002):

Nitazoxanide drug interactions

There are 26 drug interactions with nitazoxanide.

Nitazoxanide alcohol/food interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with nitazoxanide.

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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
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 interaction information available.

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