Drug interactions between albendazole and nitazoxanide
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between albendazole and nitazoxanide - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
- Albendazole is in the drug class anthelmintics.
- Albendazole is used to treat the following conditions:
- Cutaneous Larva Migrans
- Cysticercus cellulosae
- Filariasis, Elephantiasis
- Hookworm Infection (Necator or Ancylostoma)
- Hydatid Disease
- Liver Fluke
- Pinworm Infection (Enterobius vermicularis)
- Visceral Larva Migrans, Toxicariasis
- Whipworm Infection
- Nitazoxanide is a member of the drug class amebicides.
- Nitazoxanide is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: albendazole
Food significantly increases the absorption of albendazole. You should take each dose of albendazole with a meal. Taking it on an empty stomach may lead to inadequate blood levels and reduced effectiveness of the medication. Grapefruit juice can also increase the absorption of albendazole.
Applies to: nitazoxanide
Food can enhance the levels of nitazoxanide in your body. Nitazoxanide should be taken just after eating food. Do not take it on an empty stomach. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No information available.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
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