diloxanide


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diloxanide

An amoebocide drug used to treat asymptomatic patients with the cysts of Entamoeba histolytica (the cause of amoebic dysentery) in the stools. The drug is on the WHO official list. A brand name is Furamide.
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Medications usually given to treat enteric diseases such as albendazole, azithromycin, norfloxacin, tinidazole, quinacrine, nalidixic acid, and diloxanide furoate are not effective against Cyclospora [8].
Treatment with a luminal agent such as paromomycin (25-30 mg/kg/day orally in three divided doses for seven days), diiodohydroxyquin (650 mg orally three times daily for 20 days), or diloxanide furoate (500 mg orally three times daily for 10 days) to eliminate intraluminal cysts is also warranted.
CMap name Enrichment P 8-Azaguanine 0.932 0.00004 Apigenin 0.86 0.00052 Chrysin 0.931 0.00056 Sulfametoxydiazine 0.855 0.00056 Lycorine 0.803 0.00068 Digoxin 0.846 0.0008 Prochlorperazine 0.467 0.00086 Sanguinarine 0.977 0.00087 Helveticoside 0.733 0.00097 Felbinac -0.847 0.00101 Adiphenine -0.771 0.00118 Diloxanide -0.83 0.00157 Etiocholanolone -0.704 0.00157 Heptaminol -0.753 0.0017 Acetylsalicylic acid 0.499 0.00174 Proscillaridin 0.903 0.00182 Cinchonine -0.82 0.00197 0316684-0000 -0.813 0.00229 Proadifen 0.806 0.00265 DL-Thiorphan 0.956 0.00342
Shaat, "Kinetic spectrophotometric H-point standard addition method for the simultaneous determination of diloxanide furoate and metronidazole in binary mixtures and biological fluids," Spectrochimica Acta A, vol.
Diloxanide furoate is given as a 10 day course in addition to eliminate luminal cysts.
metronidazole and hycanthone (Bahia and Moussa, 1982), metronidazole and nalidixic acid (Parimoo et al., 1996), metronidazole and diloxanide furoate (Indravadan et al., 1997); thin layer chromatography; Supercritical fluid chromatography e.g.
Similarly simultaneous determination of metronidazole benzoate (MB), diloxanide furoate (DF), methyl paraben (MPn) and propyl paraben (PPn) in suspension was studied (Mishal and Sober, 2005) in which mobile phase, a phosphate buffer- acetonitrile mixture (70:30, v/v) adjusted to pH of 2.5 at a flow rate of 2.0 mL min[?]1.