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 (ī´ōdō´kwinôl),

n an antimicrobial agent that acts against the parasite
Entamoeba histolytica. It is used in the treatment of intestinal disease.

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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Alcortin(TM) (1% iodoquinol and 2% hydrocortisone), a prescription topical antifungal steroid combination, and Novacort(TM) (2% hydrocortisone acetate and 1% pramoxine HCl), a prescription topical steroid and anesthetic.
CollaGenex's professional dermatology sales force also markets Alcortin(R) (1% iodoquinol and 2% hydrocortisone), a prescription topical antifungal steroid combination, and Novacort(R) (2% hydrocortisone acetate and 1% pramoxine HCl), a prescription topical steroid and anesthetic.