• Nitazoxanide

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Description
Nitazoxanide is a thiazolid drug used primarily in the treatment of Giardia intestinalis infection in humans. In addition to its antiparasitic activity, it as also demonstrated promise against a broad spectrum of gram-postive and gram-negative bacterial pathogens, including both aerobic and anaerobic species.

Nitazoxanide is soluble in DMSO, poorly soluble in ethanol, and practically insoluble in water.

    CAS Number

    55981-09-4

    Molecular Formula

    C12H9N3O5S

    Molecular Weight

    307.28

    Mechanism of Action

    The mechanism of nitrazoxanide's activity against helminths is not yet known.

References

    References

    Fox, L. M., & Saravolatz, L. D. (2005). Nitazoxanide: A new Thiazolide Antiparasitic agent. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 40(8), 1173–1180. doi:10.1086/428839

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