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What happens if I miss a dose (Alinia)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If you do not remember until it is time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of the medication.
What happens if I overdose (Alinia)?
Seek emergency medical attention.
Symptoms of a nitazoxanide overdose are not known.
What should I avoid while taking nitazoxanide (Alinia)?
There are no restrictions on food, beverages, or activity during treatment with nitazoxanide unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
What other drugs will affect nitazoxanide (Alinia)?
Many drugs may affect the way that nitazoxanide is metabolized ("broken down") in the body, leading to higher or lower than expected levels of the medication in the blood. Talk to your doctor before taking any other medicines during treatment with nitazoxanide.
Talk to your doctor before taking other prescription or over-the-counter medications including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products during treatment with nitazoxanide.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about nitazoxanide written for health professionals that you may read.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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