Antinal Uses

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Antinal indications

An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.

As supplement to rehydration, treatment of acute diarrhea presumed to be of bacterial origin in the absence of suspected invasive phenomena (impaired general condition, fever, signs of toxicity or infection). The level of rehydration by means of an oral or IV rehydration soln must be adapted according to the severity of the diarrhea, & patient age/characteristics (concomitant disease). The official recommendations concerning the appropriate use of antibacterial agents should be taken into consideration.

Antinal dosage

Cap Adult 4 cap (800 mg)/day in to 2-4 intakes. Childn ≥6 yr 3-4 cap (600-800 mg)/day in 2-4 intakes. Susp Childn >2 yr 660 mg/day in 3 intakes. All treatment duration must not exceed 7 days.

Antinal interactions

Potentiates effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) and some anxiolytics.

Potentially Fatal: Theoretical hypertensive crisis with MAOIs.

Antinal side effects

Anemia, blood disorders, blurred vision, constipation, cramping, diarrhea, dizziness, dizziness upon standing, fever, headache, hearing loss, high blood sugar, hives, itching, loss of appetite, low potassium (leading to symptoms like dry mouth, excessive thirst, weak or irregular heartbeat, muscle pain or cramps), muscle spasms, nausea, rash, reddish or purplish spots on the skin, restlessness, ringing in the ears, sensitivity to light, skin eruptions, skin inflammation and flaking, stomach or mouth irritation, tingling or pins and needles, vertigo, vision changes, vomiting, weakness, yellow eyes and skin

Antinal contraindications


Hypersensitivity to nitrofuran derivatives. Premature & infants <2 yr. Fructose intolerance, glucose-galactose malabsorption syndrome or sucrase-isomaltase deficiency.

Active ingredient matches for Antinal:

Nifuroxazide in Oman.

List of Antinal substitutes (brand and generic names)

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Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Bacizide 200 mg
Capsule; Oral; Nifuroxazide 200 mg (Gifrer barbezat)
BENOL 50MG TABLET 1 strip / 14 tablets each (Aksu)$ 0.34
Benol 50mg Tablet (Aksu)$ 0.02
Chunlin 200 mg x 10's
Chunlin 200 mg x 1000's
Debby 218 mg/5 mL x 30 mL (Tnp)
Debby 218 mg/5 mL x 60 mL (Tnp)
Capsule; Oral; Nifuroxazide 200 mg (Abdi)
Suspension; Oral; Nifuroxazide
Tablet, Film-Coated; Oral; Atropine Sulfate 0.025 mg; Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride 2.5 mg
Diarsed 20 Tablet
Capsule; Oral; Nifuroxazide 200 mg (Pierre fabre sante)
Enfurol 200 mg x 2 Blister x 10 Tablet
Entero-caps 200 mg x 3 Blister x 10 Tablet
Tablet; Oral; Nifuroxazide 200 mg
Capsule; Oral; Nifuroxazide 100 mg (Bosnalek)
Capsule; Oral; Nifuroxazide 200 mg (Bosnalek)
Suspension; Oral; Nifuroxazide 200 mg / 5 ml (Bosnalek)
Enterofuryl 100mg - 30 Capsule (Bosnalek)$ 9.40


The results of a survey conducted on for Antinal are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Antinal. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.

User reports

1 consumer reported useful

Was the Antinal drug useful in terms of decreasing the symptom or the disease?
According to the reports released by website users, the below mentioned percentages of users say the drug is useful / not useful to them in decreasing their symptoms/disease. The usefulness of the drug depends on many factors, like severity of the disease, perception of symptom, or disease by the patient, brand name used [matters only to a certain extent], other associated conditions of the patient. If the drug is not effective or useful in your case, you need to meet the doctor to get re-evaluated about your symptoms/disease, and he will prescribe an alternative drug.

1 consumer reported price estimates

Was the price you paid to purchase the drug reasonable? Did you feel it was expensive?
The below mentioned numbers have been reported by website users about whether the Antinal drug is expensive or inexpensive. There is a mixed opinion among users. The rating about the cost of the drug depends on factors like which brand drug the patient purchased, how effective it was for the price paid, the country or place the drug is marketed, and the economic condition of the patient. The users who feel the drug is expensive can look for an alternative brand drug or a generic drug to save the cost.
Not expensive1

3 consumers reported time for results

To what extent do I have to use Antinal before I begin to see changes in my health conditions?
As part of the reports released by website users, it takes 1 day and a few days before you notice an improvement in your health conditions.
Please note, it doesn't mean you will start to notice such health improvement in the same time frame as other users. There are many factors to consider, and we implore you to visit your doctor to know how long before you can see improvements in your health while taking Antinal. To get the time effectiveness of using Antinal drug by other patients, please click here.
1 day2
1 month1

15 consumers reported age

> 604
< 13

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