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 Dietry Product


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


Dietry Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication Dietry 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