Treatment of Intestinal amoebiasis

Written by Dr.Md.Redwanul Huq (Masum)
Monday, 20 June 2011 15:33

[HINTS: Contd-To be continued, M- Month, ±M- Before or After Meal, AM- After Meal, ½HBM- ½ Hour Before Meal,W- Week, D-Day.2HAM- 2 Hour After Meal,bid-Twice daily, tid-Three times daily,qid-Four times daily.]

Treatment of amoebiasis

1.Tab. Metronidazole (400mg)
2 tab-8 hourly(AM) —————————10D
Tab.Tinidazole (1g)
1 tab-8 hourly (AM) —————————3D

2.Tab.Diloxanide Furoate (500mg)
1 tab-8 hourly (AM) —————————10D

3.Tab. Hyoscine Butylbromide (10/20mg)
1 tab(AM) —————————SOS [If abdominal pain]

4.Tab.Chloroquine (250mg)[Only in chronic cases – after 10 days of  taking Tab. Metronidazole]
2 tab-bid(AM) —————————2 D, Then
2 tab-once daily (AM) —————————More 21 D.

To know the Generic and Trade names of the above mentioned drugs and their available formulations in Bangladesh click here.

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