- Suspected acute diarrhea caused by bacteria in the absence of suspicion of invasive phenomena ( poor general condition, fever, poisoning signs of infection ...). The treatment does not eliminate dietary and rehydration if The importance of rehydration with oral rehydration solution or intravenous should be adjusted according to the intensity of diarrhea, age and patient characteristics (associated diseases ...).
Animal studies have shown no evidence of teratogenicity. In the absence of teratogenic effects in animals, malformative effect in humans is not expected. Indeed, to date, the substances responsible for malformations in humans have proven teratogenic in animals during well-conducted studies in two species.
Clinically there is currently no adequate data to evaluate a possible harmful effect of nifuroxazide when administered during pregnancy.
Therefore, as a precaution, it is best not to use the nifuroxazide during pregnancy.
Breastfeeding remains possible in case of brief treatment with this drug.