Iodoquinol is a Medicine belongs to Antiprotozoals group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 931   Edition : 38  

  ►   Brandname : Enteroguanidine,Alcotin A,vytone
  ►  Strength : Tablet with 210 mg.  Tablet with 650 mg. 

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 935   Edition : 12  
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 918   Edition : 38  

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓

Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Amoebiasis Oral 630 mg Tablet t.i.d. or 650 mg For 20 days.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 931   Edition : 38  



Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Invasive amoebiasis Oral 10 13.3 mg/kg Tablet t.i.d.

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 931   Edition : 38  
►  Side Effect : Headache, Rash, pruritus, Nausea, Vomiting, Thyrotoxicosis, Diarrhea, Optic neuritis, Peripheral neuropathy, Seizure, Encephalopathy, Abdominal pain
Ref :-   Book : Harrison's principles of internal medicine    Page : 1679   Edition : 18.  

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Iodoquinol is with NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction : 
Ref :-   Book :    Page :    Edition : .  


►  Contraindication : Hepatic impairment, Hypersensitivity, Renal impairment, Avoided in patients with neurological disorders., Caution in thyroid disease and may interfere with determinations of protein-bound iodine in tests for thyroid function for up to 6 months after therapy.
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 918   Edition : 37.   Martindale    Page : 931   Edition : 38.  
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Iodoquinol the mechanism of action of iodoquinol against trophozoites is unknown.
Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 929   Edition : 12.  

Pathway of DIETARY Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


DIETARY Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication DIETARY Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

►   Route of Elimination :   Fecal, Renal
Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 929   Edition : 12.  

►    Plasma Half-life :   Min value :-   11 hours,    Max value :-   14 hours.  
Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 929   Edition : 12.  

►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA