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