Infectious Disease Compendium

Iodoquinol (Yodoxin®)

Dosing

CrCl Formula

CrCl > 80: (650 mg tablet) 1 tablet tid po.

CrCl 80-50:

CrCl 50-10:

CrCl < 10:

Hemodialysis:

Peritoneal dialysis:

Important side effects

Optic atrophy or neuritis, and peripheral neuropathy have been reported following prolonged high dosage therapy. fever, chills, headache, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, cramps, urticaria/pruritus.

Important drug interactions

Rants and Screeds

Pearls

Treatment of choice

Use for

Amebiasis 650 mg po tid for 20 days.

Don't use for

Class