Antinal® [nifuroxazide] – Broad spectrum intestinal antiseptic

Composition

  • Capsules: Each capsule contain: Nifuroxazide 200 mg.
  • Suspension: Each 5 mL suspension contains: Nifuroxazide 220 mg.

Properties

Antinal® has a wide range of bactericidal activity against Gram positive and Gram negative enteropathogenic bacteria, e.g., Cambylobacter jejuni, Shigella, Salmonella, E. coli…etc.

Antinal® is nonabsorbable and locally acting without systemic actions or side effects.

Antinal® does not develop plasmid resistance and is effective against antibiotic resistant bacteria.

Antinal®does not disturb the equilibrium of the intestinal flora.

Antinal® activity is not affected by the pH of the stomach or food.

Antinal® has an excellent tolerability and a wide safety margin, therefore it can be prescribed safely during pregnancy, lactation and infancy.

Antinal® ensures rapid clinical response on the intestinal bacterial infections, thus helping prevent dehydration.

Indications

  1. Acute and chronic bacterial diarrhea
  2. Gastroenteritis
  3. Acute and chronic colitis
  4. Intestinal antiseptic in all other types of diarrhea and intestinal infections to prevent superimposed bacterial infections.

Dosage

Unless otherwise prescribed by the physician, the usual dose is:

  • Adults: 1 capsule 4 times daily.
  • Children: 1 teaspoonful (5ml) 3 times daily.
  • Infants: 1 teaspoonful (5ml) twice daily.

N.B.: The dose can be increased according to the clinical response.

How Supplied

  • Capsules: Strips of 12 capsules in packs of 1 strip
  • Suspension: Bottles of 60 ml.

Keep all medicaments out of reach of children

Product of: AMOUN PHARMACEUTICAL CO. El-Obour City, Cairo, Egypt. ATC Code: A07AX03