iodoquinol


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iodoquinol

 [i-o″do-kwin´ol]
an amebicide used in the treatment of amebic dysentery; also used topically as an antibacterial and antifungal.

i·o·do·qui·nol

(ī-ō'dō-kwin'ol),
An amebicide prepared by the action of iodine monochloride on 8-hydroxyquinoline.

iodoquinol

/io·do·quin·ol/ (i-o″dah-kwin´ol) an amebicide used in the treatment of amebic dysentery; also used topically as an antibacterial and antifungal.

iodoquinol

[ī′ōdō′kwinol]
an amebicide.
indications It is prescribed in the treatment of intestinal amebiasis. It is also used as a preventative in high-risk people.
contraindications Hepatic disease and known hypersensitivity to iodine or 8-hydroxyquinoline prohibit its use.
adverse effects Among the most serious adverse effects are dizziness, thyroid enlargement, optic neuropathy, optic atrophy, and peripheral neuropathy.

io·do·qui·nol

(ī-ō'dō-kwin'ol)
An amebicide.

iodoquinol

an amebicide and antibiotic, used in the treatment of intestinal amebiasis and topically in shampoos for the treatment of seborrheic skin conditions in dogs.
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