Nifuroxazide suspension
 Nifuroxazide - a drug for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases.

Pharmacological action

Nifuroxazide is active against most pathogens of intestinal diseases: Enterobacteriaceae Klebsiella, Staphylococcus, Salmonella, E. coli, Shigella, Vibrio cholerae, Yersinia.

In cases where the intestinal disease triggered by infection, nifuroxazide helps prevent the development of secondary infections.

In the stomach, the drug is not absorbed, creating a maximum concentration of the active compound in the intestine. The blood nifuroxazide not absorbed, the system does not have, from the body is excreted in the feces.

Against Pseudomonas and some Proteus drug ineffective.

Product form

Nifuroxazide release tablets nifuroxazide suspension. One of the well-known trade names - nifuroxazide Richter.


The drug is effective for diarrhea provoked different sensitivity to the active ingredient of the drug agents (Haemophilus influenzae and E. coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella, Klebsiella, Shigella, Proteus, Enterobacter, Staphylococcus aureus), and intestinal dysbiosis.

Nifuroxazide Richter also used in treatment of enterocolitis, chronic colitis and to prevent infections in abdominal operations.

Instructions for use nifuroxazide

Tablets prescribed to children after 6l, adults, and the suspension nifuroxazide mostly children under 6 liters.

Tablets are indicated to take two pieces every 6h over 5-7dn.

The bottle with the suspension must be shaken before use to obtain a homogeneous mass. Nifuroxazide children 2-6l appoint take 0, 5-1 tea spoon two p / day, for children 0 5mes-2r - one tea spoon three p / day. Nifuroxazide for children and adults after 6L prescribed to take one tea spoon 4 p / day.

 Nifuroxazide children
 In appointing the drug to infants must be pre-verify in the absence of the child's innate lack of enzymes that break down sucrose.

According to the instructions nifuroxazide during therapy the patient is desirable to refrain from eating fatty, spicy foods, raw vegetables, fruits, juices.

Side effects

Nifuroxazide may cause short amplification diarrhea, dyspepsia. Cancellations means these side effects do not require.

Also, there may be shortness of breath, rash, itching. In this case, continue treatment means desirable.


Nifuroxazide of instruction should not be prescribed if the patient's sensitivity to the drug and nitrofuran derivatives.

Nifuroxazide contraindicated for children under two months premature.

Do not use the tool for the treatment of intestinal infections, which are complicated by septicemia.

Information about the inability to use funds nursing, pregnant women do not have, but use of the drug in these states should be cautious, solely on medical advice.

Nifuroxazide Richter can not be combined with alcohol - it increases the susceptibility to the active substance means that may exacerbate diarrhea, flushing of the skin, vomiting, fever, upper body, on the face, stomach pain, ringing in the head, tachycardia, irrational fear, difficulty breathing.

Take the drug simultaneously with oral medication is not recommended because Nifuroxazide sorbent is strong and can interfere with their action.