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Iodoquinol Dosage

Applies to the following strengths: 650 mg; 210 mg

Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Amebiasis

650 mg orally 3 times a day for 20 days. In moderate or severe cases of intestinal amebiasis or extraintestinal amebiasis, iodoquinol should follow therapy with metronidazole.

Usual Adult Dose for Dientamoeba fragilis

650 mg orally 3 times a day for 20 days. Follow-up stool examinations should be done 4 weeks after the start of therapy.

Usual Adult Dose for Balantidium coli

650 mg orally 3 times a day for 20 days. Iodoquinol is considered an alternative to tetracycline in the treatment of Balantidium coli infections.

Usual Adult Dose for Blastocystis hominis

650 mg orally 3 times a day for 20 days. Metronidazole, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, and iodoquinol have been suggested as possible therapeutic choices in treating Blastocystis hominis.

Other Comments

Iodoquinol should be taken after meals.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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