Nizonide 500 mg

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Nizonide 500 Mg is an antiparasitic medicine. It is used in the treatment of diarrhea and worm infections. It is manufactured by the Indian pharmaceutical producer Lupin Ltd. Nitazoxanide is the active ingredient present in the medicine which treats infection by inhibiting the growth of parasites. Nizonide should be taken as advised by the doctor. It is best recommended to take it with meals. Try not to skip doses and complete the course as directed by the doctor. In addition, do not take two doses to compensate for the missed one.


About Nizonide

Nizonide 500 is an antiparasitic medicine commonly prescribed for treating Diarrhea and certain worm infections.

Parasites are microorganism that feeds off other living organisms’ body.

It interferes with the parasite’s energy production capability and kills the parasites.

This medicine includes Nitazoxanide, which is used orally to treat parasitic-induced Diarrhea.

Lupin Ltd., a leading pharmaceutical company manufactures Nizonide 500 tablets.

Uses of Nizonide(Nitazoxanide) 500 

Treatment of Diarrhea

Diarrhea (loose motions) is characterized by increased bowel movement frequency.

An infection of the digestive tract frequently causes it. 

This medicine aids in the treatment of Diarrhea caused by parasitic worm infestations by putting a stop to frequent bowel moments.

In Worm infections

Nizonide 500 tablet is a medicine that helps treat infection caused by the protozoa Cryptosporidium or Giardia. 

It functions by preventing the infection-causing parasites from multiplying further.

How does Nizonide 500 work?

Nizonide 500 mg contains Nitazoxanide as the primary ingredient.

It is an antiparasitic drug. 

It prevents the generation of vital molecules and substances for the parasite’s energy metabolism and growth.

This includes preventing important enzyme activity in the worm or protozoa like Giardia and Cryptosporidium species.

This medicine for treating Diarrhea caused by parasitic infection starts working within 1-2 hours of consumption.

Nizonide 500 Mg with Nitazoxanide


Take this medication according to your doctor’s prescribed dosage and duration. 

Swallow the pill whole. 

Do not chew, crush or break it. 

These tablets should be administered with food.

Do not skip doses and complete the entire course of treatment, even if you feel better. Stopping the treatment early may increase your risk of further infection.

In case of overdose

It is advised not to exceed the recommended dose of Nitazoxanide 500. If you feel that you have overdosed on this medication, go to your nearest hospital’s emergency room.

In case of a missed dose

If you have missed a dose, take your next dose on time. Do not take two doses at once to compensate for a missed dose.

Side Effects

This medicine can be consumed without risk. However, as with any medication, some people may experience side effects.

You may experience side effects such as:


A drug interaction occurs when a drug’s components combine with another medication or food.

Moreover, interactions can exacerbate any existing condition.

Therefore, it is always best to be upfront with your doctor regarding your medical history and prescriptions.

Examples of interactions include:

Drug Interactions

  • Valproic Acid
  • Lorazepam
  • Phenytoin
  • Warfarin

Disease Interactions

As Nizonide 500 includes sucrose, it should be used with caution if you are Diabetic (high blood sugar level) (sugar). Blood glucose levels must be closely monitored while taking this medication.

If you have a kidney or liver-related condition, check with your physician before taking this medication, as it may worsen the condition.


Keep the following information in mind while undergoing treatment:

  • Avoid taking this medicine to treat Diarrhea if you are allergic to Nitazoxanide 500 mg
  • It should be used with caution by pregnant or breastfeeding women. Consult a doctor before taking the tablet


These tablets should be stored below 30°C. Keep the medicine away from the reach of children.

Frequently asked questions

What is the use of Nizonide 500?

Nizonide 500 is a regularly used antiparasitic medication for treating Diarrhea and worm infestations.

Does Nizonide cause stomach pain?

Nizonide 500 mg tablets may cause stomach pain as a mild side effect. If the problem persists, contact your doctor.

Does Nizonide 500 cause yellow urine?

Urine discoloration is a self-resolving side effect of Nitazoxanide. Consult a doctor if any side effect prevails.

What is Nitazoxanide used to treat?

Nitazoxanide is an antiparasitic drug used to treat Parasite-induced Diarrhea and infection caused by the protozoa Cryptosporidium or Giardia. Nizonide 500 contains Nitazoxanide as the primary ingredient.

Is Nitazoxanide an antibiotic?

No, Nitazoxanide belongs to the class of medications known as antiprotozoals. This medication is only available with a prescription from a doctor.

Additional information

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30, 60, 90, 120


Lupin Ltd

2 reviews for Nizonide 500 mg

  1. 5 out of 5


    Nizonide did the job, but man, those pills are huge!

  2. 5 out of 5


    Nizonide worked like a charm for my giardia, no side effects either.

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