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.
Iodoquinol should be taken after meals.
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