Infectious Disease Compendium

Diiodohydroxyquin aka Iodoquinol


CrCl Formula

CrCl > 80: see the amebiasis section for dosing.

CrCl 80-50:

CrCl 50-10:

CrCl < 10:


Peritoneal dialysis:

Important side effects

Optic neuritis, optic atrophy, and peripheral neuropathy long-term high-dose course therapy.

Important drug interactions

Rants and Screeds


Treatment of choice

Amebiasis, Blastocystis hominus, Dientamoeba fragilis.

Use for

Don't use for